6:33 pm, Fri 17 May 2013
Singer George Michael has been airlifted to hospital for treatment to head injuries after a motorway accident.
The 49-year-old was a passenger when the incident occurred on the M1 in Hertforshire. East of England Ambulance Service said:
[He] sustained a head injury and following treatment, stabilisation and immobilisation by land and air ambulance crews, he was flown to hospital for further care
Only one vehicle was involved in the incident, according to the singer's spokeswoman.
1:52 pm, Fri 17 May 2013
George Michael suffered minor injuries last night after he was involved in a rush-hour motorway crash on the M1, according to reports.
Credit: Ryan Phillips/EMPICS Entertainment
The incident reportedly happened at 5.50pm yesterday and one man had to be flown by air ambulance to a special trauma centre in London.
The singer's representative told
www.times-series.co.uk: "George Michael was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a traffic accident yesterday evening, no third party was involved.
"He is being treated for superficial cuts and bruises but is fine. We have no further comment at this time."