midfielder Christian Atsu was involved in a serious car accident on
Sunday that left his luxury vehicle completely destroyed but he
miraculously escaped unhurt.
The Portugal-based player's BMW 3
Series somersaulted three times before landing on a Fiat Punto driven
by a visibly shaken woman.
The accident happened as the player
attempted overtake another car to exit the Amial highway in Porto but
hit the metal railings, flipping over several times before landing on
the the Fiat Punto. Atsu, who
was in the company of a female, and the driver of the other vehicle were
taken to the St. John's Hospital but were discharged shortly after.
Their narrow escape was a massive surprise for onlookers as the BMW which costs 50,000 Euros was completely destroyed.
The accident came just one day after Atsu played a part in Porto’s 3-0 win at Moreirense on Saturday.
The talented enforcer had been battling an ankle injury until he returned to the pitch on April 8.