Top Gear star crashes Lamborghini supercar while filming in Yorkshire Dales

Top Gear presenter Paddy McGuinness crashed a Lamborghini supercar while filming in the Yorkshire Dales today.

The incident happened on the B6255 near Ribblehead at about 3pm this afternoon.

The car left the road and came to a stop in a field.

The comedian was shaken but unhurt.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Police attended a collision involving a Lamborghini Diablo, which crashed into a field after the driver lost control on the B6255 near Ribblehead.

“The incident happened at around 3pm today.

“A Roads Policing Group officer noticed the incident while patrolling the route, which has a high number of serious and fatal collisions.

“Fortunately, nobody was injured and no other vehicles were involved.”

A BBC spokesperson said: “During Top Gear filming in North Yorkshire today presenter Paddy McGuinness’s car skidded and left the road, coming to an almost immediate stop.

“Paddy was quickly taken to the production unit base for medical checks and is unhurt.

“No other vehicles were involved and the police, who had been monitoring filming, were quickly on the scene to assist.

“Safety on Top Gear is always the production team’s priority and the vehicle’s speed at the time was within the road’s limit of 60mph.”

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