Former Australia cricketer Symonds died in a road accident, cricket world in mourning
Canberra. Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds is no more with us. Died in a car accident in North Queensland, Australia. He was 46 years old. Police said former all-rounder Symonds’ car crashed outside Townsville on Saturday night, killing him.
Police said Symonds, 46, was driving after 11 p.m. on Hervey Range Road near the Ellis River Bridge. During this his car crashed. Emergency service personnel tried to save him, but without success and died on the spot. Symonds played 26 Tests for Australia and was part of the Australian team that won two Cricket World Cups.
Tragic news surrounding the former Australia all-rounder and our thoughts are with his friends and family.
— ICC (@ICC) May 14, 2022
Police said the accident happened near Ellis River Bridge. He was taken to the hospital through an ambulance that reached the spot. Where doctors tried hard to save Andrew Symonds, but failed. Doctors said that Symonds had suffered serious injuries in the accident. He was alone in the car. Despite all the efforts, Andrew could not be saved.