Actor Gerard Butler rushed to hospital after motorcycle accident

by Dwayne Torres October 18, 2017, 0:21
Actor Gerard Butler rushed to hospital after motorcycle accident

The entertainment news outlet reported on Monday, Oct. 16 that the accident was caused by a vehicle cutting off Gerard while he was riding his motorcycle. Last year, he could barely walk after being injured while filming for the action sequel London Has Fallen.

Butler told Terri it happened when someone made a U-turn right in front of him, "I did 30 foot through the air, I did a somersault and landed right on my knees and my feet and I cracked five bones here... two micro fractures, torn meniscus and a lot of soft tissue damage".

The 300 star said that when bystanders rushed over to help, they were surprised to discover that they just saw a movie star get into a serious accident. "I smacked the auto, went flying through the air and did a somersault and landed and it hurt a bit". "So I'm sitting down and my feet are killing me and my shoes are ripped and (one guy asks), 'So, how's it all goin"?' And I (tried to say), 'Well I'm supposed to be doing an action movie in about three weeks'".

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The 47-year-old actor was riding his bike around the city when he was run off the road and had to be treated for his injuries at the scene, before being taken into hospital by paramedics.

. While Butler admitted that the accident was "pretty painful", it also forced him to reflect on his life.

This wasn't the first time the actor was involved in a terrifying accident.

In 2011 he was rescued after he was pulled underwater while surfing in his film "Of Men and Mavericks". "I don't know what I was thinking". "This was I think by far the most risky in my life, I think that was the closest I've come".

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