Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 27 December 2014

George Michael "making progress"

George Michael was injured falling from a car on the M1 motorway during rush hour
George Michael was injured falling from a car on the M1 motorway during rush hour

George Michael is still in hospital after his car accident but is "making good progress".

The former Wham! singer fell out of a car while he was travelling on the M1 motorway, just outside of London, during rush hour last week.

His publicist has told Reuters: "I can confirm that George remains in hospital but purely as a standard precaution for observation because he suffered some bumps and cuts to his head.

"But he's making good progress, he's fine and he's really looking forward to getting home."

Katherine Fox was driving on the M1 when the Freedom singer fell out of the car in front of her. She skidded to a halt and used her car to shield him from other vehicles.

She told The Sun: "There was a nasty cut on his forehead and the back of his head. There was blood all down his face and on his teeth."

The accident was the latest in a string of health scares for the 49-year-old star.

In 2011 he spent a month in intensive care in Vienna with severe pneumonia and last year cancelled a tour of Australia due to "major anxiety" brought on by the illness.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Capricorn:

This is a wonderful opportunity to develop a creative project. Keep a notebook where you can store images, ideas, phrases and melodies that pop into your mind at odd intervals. This treasure trove will help you blast through blocks that held you prisoner in the past. It will also help to devote a set time each day to artistic pursuits. Exercising your imagination on a regular basis will cultivate contentment. There's more to you than your job title.More