West Ham player Manuel Lanzini escapes car crash with no injuries after being involved in collision on his way to Hammers’ training ground April 1, 2022 – Posted in: Soccer
West Ham footballer Manuel Lanzini managed to walk away uninjured after being involved in a car crash.
The 29-year-old midfielder was on his way to West Ham’s east London training ground in Rush Green when the collision happened at around 2pm on Thursday, the PA news agency reports.
Lanzini, who was being driven by a chauffeur, was assessed by medics and suffered no injuries.
It is understood that he did not go to hospital.
The Metropolitan Police said it had been called to reports of a crash, adding: “Officers attended and it was reported that a car had left the westbound carriageway before colliding with a tree.”
Lanzini is expected to play in his team’s clash with Everton on Sunday after being away on international duty with Argentina.
The player has been a key member of West Ham’s line-up this season, with manager David Moyes previously crediting him as ‘really helping’ the team.
West Ham are currently in seventh place in the league with 48 points.
Their most recent match with rivals Tottenham Hotspur saw them lose 3-1.
A spokesman for West Ham said: “I can confirm the accident took place.”