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Doctor Who star John Bishop offers update after serious car accident

"Thanks to the other drivers for staying."

Doctor Who newcomer John Bishop has provided an update after being involved in a serious car accident.

Uploading some photos to Instagram yesterday (July 20), the comedian and actor wrote: "I was driving to catch a ferry to Ireland when something happened!! To avoid a car that was swerving to avoid a 'big chicken' as I overtook I ended up like this.

"Nobody was hurt thanks to @landrover_uk being brilliant and no oncoming traffic.

doctor who's john bishop car accident

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"I missed my ferry but went on as a foot passenger on a later one thank to James and Tony from @dyfedpowyspolice," he wrote.

"Amazing how helpful people can be when you need them and thanks to the other drivers for staying including Andrew who I think sadly hit the 'big chicken' anyway."

Despite a sad ending for the animal, we're glad to see that Bishop was unharmed in the collision.

doctor who's john bishop crashed car

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In separate news, the Liverpudlian previously admitted that he initially rejected his upcoming role in Doctor Who's 13th series.

Doctor Who airs on BBC One in the UK and BBC America in the US. Series 13 is due to premiere later this year. For more information on Doctor Who: Time Fracture, head this way – tickets are also available via retailers including LOVEtheatre, London Theatre Direct, Fever and Ticketmaster.

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