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Top Gear presenter Chris Harris in Porsche crash

Top Gear presenter Chris Harris was involved in a crash today in Tintern, Monmouthshire.

Top Gear presenter Chris Harris was involved in a collision today when his Porsche crashed into a pick-up truck on a country road.

Harris, 46, was driving a Porsche near Tintern, Monmouthshire, when he collided with a pick-up truck performing a three-point turn.

Harris was unhurt.

Top Gear presenters, Chris Harris (left), Matt LeBlanc (centre) and Rory Reid. Credit: PA

Harris was working ahead of the 26th series of Top Gear - its last with Matt LeBlanc, which will air in early 2019.

He was driving on the A466 through the Wye Valley, with a senior executive from the magazine also in the car at the time of the crash.

An eyewitness said the pick-up truck was manoeuvring in an apparent three-point-turn before the collision.

Both vehicles were damaged in the crash - but both drivers were unhurt.

We can confirm that Chris Harris was involved in a car accident in Wales earlier today whilst working on a feature for Top Gear magazine. Chris, his passenger, and the driver of the other car, were unhurt. Police were called to the scene.

– BBC Top Gear spokesman

Harris has presented Top Gear since 2016, when he was brought as part of the team which replaced Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May.