Idris Elba Uninjured After Flipping Over His Vehicle

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Idris Elba walked away uninjured after the car he was driving flipped over while filming an upcoming documentary.

The 41-year-old actor was in Finland shooting a racing documentary, titled Idris Elba: King of Speed, when he drove over an embankment that caused the vehicle to overturn.

“I never want to do that again,” Elba told UK newspaper The Sun. “It’s the first time that I have ever rolled a car. I wasn’t going fast, the car just had a mind of its own when it hit the band. I cut the corner and then we rolled.”

He continued filming the documentary after the accident and shared his need for speed speed and the feeling of buying his first car at age 14.

“It was a Mini Clubman,” said Elba. “To buy a car at 14 you must have facial hair because when you have facial hair at 14 people don’t ask your age.”

Thank God he’s okay! The two-part BBC documentary is set to air in the UK on December 26 and 27.


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