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Dean Gaffney's agent has said the actor is "going to be OK" despite suffering head injuries in a car crash.
Dave Read said: "He's got some nasty head injuries but the good news is that he's going to be OK.
"It was a bad crash and we're grateful it wasn't any worse."
Gaffney was driving to a friend's house from Derby Theatre, where he is starring in 'A Murder is Announced', when the accident occurred.
Dean Gaffney is in hospital following a serious car accident on Wednesday in Derby. The former Eastenders actor was due to star in A Murder Is Announced at Lincoln Theatre next week.The father-of-two was rushed to hospital in a critical condition before being stabilised, it has been reported.
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Dean Gaffney has told ITV Daybreak how his recent car accident, could have left him blind or brain damaged.