Agent: Dean Gaffney 'is going to be OK'

Dean Gaffney
Dean Gaffney at the National Television Awards in 2007. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Archive/Press Association Images

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.

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Dean Gaffney injured in crash

Former EastEnders actor Dean Gaffney has told ITV Daybreak how his car accident could have left him blind or brain damaged. The 34-year-old actor suffered head injuries after hitting the central reservation of a road in Derbyshire.