Ian Wright involved in car crash as Storm Eunice wrecks havoc across UK

Football legend Ian Wright thanked emergency services after being involved in a car crash during a journey to Manchester as Storm Eunice battered the UK.

Nobody was injured during the crash and Ian later posted a photo to reassure fans.

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The former Arsenal and England star uploaded a selfie on the M56 with a damaged car in the background to explain what had happened to fans and to reassure them that he was unharmed.

He wrote: “Not a straightforward trip up for @BBCMOTD!

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“Thankfully nobody was hurt. Be careful out there, lots of water on the road.”

Ian added: “Thank you to my amazing driver Jay and the brilliant emergency services. See you tonight.”

He is due to appear on Match of the Day on Saturday night but saw his journey by the weather conditions as Storm Eunice continues to wreak havoc up and down the country.

Storm Eunice has caused chaos across the country and disrupted people’s lives after a number of flights and trains were canceled due to the harsh weather conditions.

London’s O2 Arena has seen its roof damaged by the huge winds and will be in need of major repairs after the strong wind teared the roof open.

A 122mph gust on the Isle of Wight set a provisional record in England.

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