Manchester United’s star player, Marcus Rashford, experienced a car accident on his way home after the team’s 1-0 victory over Burnley on Saturday.
Collision Leaving Carrington Training Ground
The incident occurred as Rashford left United’s Carrington training ground, having just returned from Turf Moor with the team coach. A photo circulating on social media showed Rashford’s white Rolls Royce, which had sustained significant damage while parked on the roadside.
Rashford’s Unscathed Presence
Although Rashford played in the Burnley match, he couldn’t add to his season’s goal tally, but he aims to change that in the upcoming game against Crystal Palace.
Police Respond, No Injuries, and Bruno Fernandes’ Heroic Stop
According to reports from The Sun, the police responded to the scene, but they did not need an ambulance, and they did not arrest anyone. A source informed the newspaper that Rashford was shaken but thankfully not injured.
Bruno Fernandes, who scored the lone goal at Turf Moor, came across the accident scene and is believed to have stopped to provide assistance.
Relief and Reassurance
Fortunately, it appears to have been a frightening experience, but thankfully not a serious one.
A United Spokesperson’s Statement
A spokesperson for Manchester United assured, “Marcus is fine and was not injured. It was an unintentional collision as he left the training ground after returning from Burnley. It involved his car and another driven by a member of the public. Fortunately, both parties were unharmed, and no ambulance was needed.”
Modern Vehicle Safety and Concern for Others
A source quoted in the Mirror mentioned, “Modern vehicles are incredibly sturdy, which helped protect Marcus. He exited the vehicle unaided, with his initial concern being for the well-being of the woman driver, ensuring she wasn’t injured.”
Bruno Fernandes’ Support
“Bruno Fernandes stopped because he saw his teammate and naturally, he was concerned for both him and the female driver. He ensured they were both in good condition and able to depart the scene without any issues.”
Rashford’s Message to Fans
Rashford, who is expected to participate in the upcoming match against Crystal Palace, also reached out to his followers on social media, writing, “Three points on the road! I’m alright, guys. Thanks for the messages.”
Post-Match Incident Recap
According to The Sun, Manchester United’s forward, Marcus Rashford, was involved in a car accident following the Premier League match against Burnley on Saturday evening. The incident occurred as Rashford, wearing the number 10 shirt, left Burnley’s Turf Moor with his teammates on a team coach headed to United’s Carrington base. Rashford’s £700,000 Rolls-Royce sustained damage, but fortunately, he remained uninjured. Captain and teammate Bruno Fernandes came upon the accident scene and promptly stopped to offer assistance.