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Singer Murray Head, 76, injured in car crash in southern France

‘One Night in Bangkok’ singer Murray Head, 76, is hospitalised in France after crashing right into a truck whereas driving residence from an interview in regards to the Queen’s loss of life

  • Murray Head driving in southern France round 3pm Monday when he crashed 
  • Singer and actor lost management of his car on a bend and ended up in oncoming lane 
  • He was hit by a mixer truck, and rushed to hospital in the close by metropolis of Pau 

Murray Head, the singer best-known for hit One Night in Bangkok, has been rushed to hospital after his car crashed right into a truck in France.

Head, 76, was driving close to the town of Pau, in the southern Pyrenees area, round 3pm Monday when the accident occurred close to his residence in Saucede the place he has lived for 2 years.

The singer – who additionally acted in movies together with Sunday Bloody Sunday and TV present Vera – had been giving an interview in regards to the Queen’s loss of life when he lost management of his 4×4.

He spun on a bend and hit a mixer truck coming the alternative approach, French media mentioned. 

He was nonetheless aware when rescuers arrived and was rushed to a neighborhood hospital, and the truck driver was unhurt.

Murray Head, the singer best-known for hit One Night in Bangkok, has been rushed to hospital after his car crashed right into a truck in France

Fortunately, he survived the accident with solely minor accidents and was capable of give an interview from his hospital mattress.

‘I used to be going in a north-south route after which I discovered myself in the opposite route,’ he instructed La Republique de Pyrenees.

‘Was I dazzled by the solar? I have no idea. I hadn’t drunk something  I’ve muscle aches. It hurts loads. I used to be extremely fortunate.’

The accident got here when he was returning to his residence after giving an interview to native media in regards to the loss of life of the Queen. 

Head instructed France Bleu he met the Queen in Paris in 2004 and shook her hand which is in opposition to royal protocol.

The accident came when he was returning to his home after giving an interview to local media about the death of the Queen

The accident got here when he was returning to his residence after giving an interview to native media in regards to the loss of life of the Queen

He recalled yesterday: ‘I did what shouldn’t be executed, I shook her hand.’

The singer was on stage in Talence when he heard of the loss of life and revealed he was overcome with emotion.

He mentioned: ‘I had tears, for my nation, for my individuals.’ 

The actor has appeared on numerous widespread TV reveals together with Doctors, Holby City, Heartbeat and Judge John Deed. 

He stays a preferred singer in France after his 1975 music Say It Ain’t So which grew to become an enormous hit in the nation.

Head mentioned beforehand of his fame in France: ‘The factor in regards to the French is, they’re very, very trustworthy. When they such as you, they stick to you.

‘In the UK, everyone seems to be chased out by the subsequent media sensation.’

The star, who married Lindy Ross on Valentine’s Day in 2014, has two daughters named Katherine and Sophie who often sings along with her father.

Head’s youthful brother Anthony can also be an actor and singer who starred as Rupert Giles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. 

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