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Ozzy Osbourne Seriously Injured In Quad Bike Crash

Former Black Sabbath rocker and world famous reality TV star Ozzy Osbourne was injured in a Quad Bike accident on Monday, according to bbc.co.uk.

"The singer is recovering after a night in intensive care, according to Dr Dick Jack from Wexham Park Hospital in Slough, Berkshire.

The 55-year-old star had emergency surgery after breaking his collarbone, eight ribs and a vertebra in his neck.

Paramedics were called to his estate in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire at 1420 GMT on Monday.

Dr Jack, the hospital's medical director, said the injuries were "not a major problem".


Osbourne and daughter Kelly have done a duet single
He said Osbourne was "resting" and wearing a hard collar because of his fractured vertebrae.

The star is unable to speak because he is on a ventilator which means he has a tube down his throat.

A statement issued by Osbourne's US publicists suggested the injuries - sustained during a break in a promotional tour - were not critical.

It said he had emergency surgery to "lift the collarbone which is believed to be resting on a major artery interrupting blood flow to his arm".

Surgeons also worked to alleviate some bleeding into his lungs, but the statement added: "These injuries are not considered to be life-threatening."

Dr Jack added he was unable to say if Osbourne's family had visited and how long he would stay in hospital.

A spokesman for Two Shires ambulance service said a man had been taken to Wexham Park Hospital in Slough on Monday at 1510 GMT.

Osbourne was given treatment at the scene, before being taken to hospital, the spokesman said.

He was in the UK as part of a tour promoting a duet with his daughter Kelly.

The former Black Sabbath lead singer has enjoyed renewed celebrity in Britain and the US because of the MTV reality show based around his family life in Los Angeles."

Last updated: 19/04/2018 14:50:15

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