Rapper Bugzy Malone is in hospital with serious injuries after smashing his motorbike into a car and flying through the air in crash caught on CCTV
- Footage shows sparks fly as motorbike hits a car in Bury, Greater Manchester
- Rapper was left lying on the floor and clutching his face following the smash
- Both vehicles were damaged in collision and video surfaced on social media
- His injuries are not said to be life-threatening and police inquiries are ongoing
Manchester rapper Bugzy Malone is recovering in hospital after he was seriously injured in a crash while riding a quad bike.
Malone, 29, real name Aaron Davis, came off the vehicle in a collision in Bury, Greater Manchester, last night.
His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening and police inquiries are ongoing.
CCTV shows the moment his motorbike smashed into a car in a crash that left him lying bloodied in a pile of wreckage.
The musician, 29, had been seen riding what appeared to be a motorised trike in the moments before the crash despite the UK being locked down due to coronavirus.
An Audi pulls out of a T-junction giving the grime star no time to react before he ploughed into driver’s door.
Malone’s Can-Am three wheeler motorcycle was badly damaged in the smash on Wednesday evening. The rider, Aaron Davis, who goes by the name of Bugzy Malone is a British rapper and actor from Manchester
Bugzy Malone is treated by a paramedic after he crashed his three wheeler motorbike last night in Bury, Manchester
It is unclear if the driver of the Audi (pictured), which was left with smashed bodywork and windows, was injured in the collision
Debris and clothing was left on the road following the shocking collision last night. The smash took place in Bury, Greater Manchester close to Openshaw Park
Bugzy Malone was apparently injured on Wednesday evening after smashing into an Audi on this Can-Am three wheeler motorcycle moments after being seen on social media doing burnouts and racing a Mercedes car
The star’s condition was unclear after the crash, however he was talking to onlookers before emergency services arrived
Malone’s bike then falls onto its side and he is sent spinning down the road in a spray of sparks in front of shocked onlookers who raced to his aid.
The songwriter, famed for his album King Of The North, was left dazed and lying on his back on the kerbside with blood pouring from facial injuries. One bystander said it appeared his nose was ‘hanging off’.
Witness Lewis McMullen shared a clip of the performer clearly dazed and surrounded by shattered glass in the aftermath of the collision.
It is unclear if the driver of the Audi, which was left with smashed bodywork and windows, was injured in the collision.
The social media user wrote above the video: ‘Bugzy Malone wrapped up big time in Bury.’
His jacket is shredded in the footage as the disoriented rider writhes on the ground clearly in pain.
Footage also surfaced on Malone just before the crash, showing him riding his bike around the town.
A recovery vehicle was used to tow the smashed motorcycle away from the scene of the crash
Malone could be seen lying in the road close to the pavement with blood coming from his face after being flung from the three wheeler bike (pictured, his bike is towed away)
A police car is pictured at the scene of the smash in which Malone’s three wheeler motorcycle was badly damaged
The road in Bury was left strewn with debris after the crash, which happened last night
The Audi that the star crashed into was left with extensive damage to the driver’s door
This footage shows Malone just before the crash which was caught on CCTV in Bury, Greater Manchester
Malone is pictured lying on the floor in Bury, Greater Manchester, following the accident
Police and paramedics raced to the scene after the crash, with Malone being treated where he lay before being taken to hospital, witnesses said.
A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police said: ‘Shortly before 9.20pm last night police were called to Rochdale Road, Bury, to reports of a collision involving an Audi car and a quad bike.
‘Emergency services attended and the driver of the quad bike – a 29-year-old man – was seriously injured and taken to hospital for treatment.
‘His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
‘No arrests have been made and inquiries are ongoing.
‘Anyone with information should contact 101, quoting incident number 2677 of 25/03/20. Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.’
The King Of The North songwriter had previously posed on Instagram with motorbikes
Messages of goodwill came from fellow rappers on social media.
Chip tweeted: ‘Prayers out to @TheBugzyMalone from the most sincere place in my heart and soul. Hope he pulls through’, while Wiley posted: ‘Praying for all people involved in the @TheBugzyMalone Crash.’
Manchester City FC tweeted: ‘Everyone at Manchester City sends their love and thoughts to Bugzy Malone. Wishing you a quick recovery.’
However not everyone had sympathy for the star for crashing during the lockdown.
Niamh on Twitter wrote: ‘He was … trying to show off when we’re on lockdown. The nurses are trying to treat people for the virus not an injury caused by reckless driving.’
Rapper Bugzy Malone, who was injured in a motorbike crash last night, preforming at Wireless Festival in 2019
Malone was driving down the A58 Rochdale Road in Bury, heading from the top to the bottom of this stock image, when the Audi driver pulled out of the side street next to the Roach Hotel