Top Gear star Paddy McGuinness in Lamborghini crash after filming in Lancashire and Yorkshire

Top Gear presenter Paddy McGuinness crashed a Lamborghini Diablo while filming the new series for the BBC.
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Three classic sports cars - a silver Jaguar XJ220, a red Lamborghini Diabolo and a red Ferrari F40 - were seen in Lancashire this morning (June 16).

Unfortunately, comedian Paddy McGuinness, 46, was involved in an accident in the Yorkshire Dales at around 3pm today, reports claim.

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The presenter was left uninjured but "shaken" after the £250k 1990 Lamborghini Diablo he was driving sped off the road after he misjudged a corner.

A BBC spokesperson told Mail Online: "During Top Gear filming in North Yorkshire today presenter Paddy McGuinness’s car skidded and left the road, coming to an almost immediate stop.

"Paddy was quickly taken to the production unit base for medical checks and is unhurt.

"No other vehicles were involved and the police, who had been monitoring filming, were quickly on the scene to assist."

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Police said the incident took place on a route well-known for a high number of "serious and fatal" crashes.

Paddy McGuinness was left uninjured after the 1990 Lamborghini Diablohe was drivingsped off the road. (Credit: Lancashire Police)Paddy McGuinness was left uninjured after the 1990 Lamborghini Diablohe was drivingsped off the road. (Credit: Lancashire Police)
Paddy McGuinness was left uninjured after the 1990 Lamborghini Diablohe was drivingsped off the road. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "Police attended a collision involving a Lamborghini Diablo, which crashed into a field after the driver lost control on the B6255 near Ribblehead.

"The incident happened at around 3pm today.

"A Roads Policing Group officer noticed the incident while patrolling the route, which has a high number of serious and fatal collisions.

"Fortunately, nobody was injured and no other vehicles were involved."