Most Famous Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds killed in car crash
Former Australian cricket star Andrew Symonds has died in a single-vehicle car crash in North Queensland, police say.
The previous Test cricket all-rounder was killed in the mishap on Saturday night, outside Townsville, where he resided in retirement. Police said the 46-year-old was driving on Hervey Range Road close to Alice River Bridge not long after 11pm, when his vehicle left the street and rolled.
Crisis administration laborers endeavored to restore him yet he passed on at the scene. Townsville Acting Inspector Gavin Oates said the reason for the accident was not known. “That is as yet being researched at this stage. Legal Crash Unit officials have gone to the scene and are directing the examination and they will set up a report for the coroner,” he said.
“The mishap was really heard by neighbors who are individuals who live close by that were the primary individuals on scene and alarmed crisis administrations.
“They gave the help they could at that point.”
Symonds played 26 Tests for Australia and won two Cricket World Cups, and is the dad of two kids, Chloe and Billy.
“We are still in shock – I’m simply thinking about the two children,” Symonds’ better half Laura told The Courier-Mail, in the wake of flying from Sydney to Townsville on Sunday morning.
“He was a major individual and there is simply such a large amount him in his children.”