Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Coronation Street extra injured on set

(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog September 2014, reposted to this blog with permission.)

One of the extras working on Coronation Street was rushed to hospital during filming this week after ending up with a bloody nose.

It happened when they were filming the scene featuring Todd Grimshaw, who gets attacked by a group of thugs in a recent.(*)

But the extra required medical assistance after falling face first onto the pavement, leaving blood streaming from his nose.  He was taken away in an ambulance and a stand-in was called in to replace him in the late night scenes in the city centre.

A Coronation Street spokeswoman said: “The actor in question sustained a minor injury when he fell during filming. He was taken to hospital as a precaution and is now fine and well.”

The Mirror have pictures here.

(*) I'm not condoning violence, but as it is Todd who got beaten up, so, er... YAY!

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