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Gordon Ramsay ‘lucky to be alive’ after serious cycling accident

Gordon Ramsay ‘lucky to be alive’ after serious cycling accident

Gordon Ramsay feels ‘lucky’ to be alive after being involved in a cycling accident.

The 57-year-old chef has been a keen cyclist in his life away from the world of TV stardom, but took to social media on Saturday evening to reveal he had been involved in a ‘very bad accident’ and insisted urges his followers to remember the event. importance of wearing a helmet.

In a video on Instagram he said: “Unfortunately I had a really bad accident this week and it really shocked me. Honestly, I’m lucky to be here. Now, those incredible trauma surgeons, the doctors, nurses at the hospital who took care of me this week – they were great, but you have to wear a helmet.

“I don’t care how short the trip is. I don’t care that these helmets cost money; they are critical. Even with the kids, if it’s a short trip, they have to wear a helmet.

“I’m lucky to be here. I’m in pain and it’s been a tough week, but I’ll get through it.”

The Hell’s Kitchen star – who has been married to Tana Ramsay since 1996 and has Megan, 26, twins Holly and Jack, 24, Tilly, 22, Oscar, five and seven-month-old Jesse – wore a helmet but used it captioned his post to reiterate his point about safety headgear and aimed it specifically at other dads ahead of American Father’s Day on Sunday.

He wrote: “I have a very important message for all the dads out there…WEAR A HELMET! This week I had a very bad accident while cycling in Connecticut. I am doing well and have not broken any bones or sustained any serious injuries. injuries, but I’m a little bruised and look like a purple potato.

“I am grateful for all the doctors, nurses and staff at Lawerence + Memorial Hospital in New London who cared for me and examined me, but most grateful for my helmet that saved my life. Happy Father’s Day and be safe G .”