Friday, August 5, 2011

Mr. Bean Actor Rowan Atkinson injured in Car Crash

Mr. Bean Actor Rowan Atkinson injured in Car Crash: British comedy actor Rowan Atkinson, best known for playing the character Mr. Bean, suffered a minor injury after the supercar he was driving crashed and caught fire, emergency services said Friday.

Car enthusiast Atkinson needed hospital treatment Thursday after the McLaren F1 car he was driving spun off the road near the village of Haddon, eastern England, before crashing into a tree and a lamppost.

The 56-year-old walked away from the accident before firefighters arrived and put out the blaze.

“We were called to the scene of a single vehicle collision on the A605 near Haddon at about 7.30 pm (1830 GMT) yesterday,” a local police spokesman said.

“The driver of the vehicle, a man, was taken to Peterborough City Hospital.”A police source confirmed the man involved was Atkinson. By Dawn News
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