Dan Walker issues warning as he shares health update after horror bike crash

Former BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker has confessed he was "no memory" of being knocked over by a car while out on a bike ride.

The 45-year-old shared bloody images of his face after the accident, where he was seen to by the NHS ambulance services. Although he seemed in good spirits, he had clearly suffered a blow.

"Just got home from hospital. Battered and bruised but – amazingly – nothing broken," he tweeted. "Very thankful to still be here. I have no memory of anything and just remember coming round on the tarmac with paramedics & police around me."

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"Thanks for all your kindness. Jamie & Shaun were so great in the ambulance – not sure I was making much sense," Dan continued. "Thanks to Conor the copper, Charlotte in x-ray & Hannah (below) for being so considerate & brilliant in such a busy A & E."

"The helmet I was wearing saved my life today so – if you’re on a bike – get one on your head," he told fans as he shared more gruesome pictures of his injuries after the accident as well as his smashed Apple Watch.

"Smashed my watch & phone, ruined my trousers, my bike is a mess but I’m still here.

"Currently eating soup through a straw and being looked after by this gorgeous, tired nurse," Dan concluded, uploading a snap of his dog sat comfortably on his lap.

Dan recount of the incident was met by messages from fans wishing him a speedy recovery.

One wrote: "Oh Dan. Wish you well in your recovery."

"Glad you're OK Dan, thanks for sharing and wearing the helmet – rest up!" a second put.

A third commented: "Oh my, so pleased to see nothing broken but wow what a mess of your things, easily replaced tho. Wishing you a continued speedy recovery."

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