Gordon Ramsay says he's 'lucky to be here' after horrific bike accident as he shares important message

Gordon Ramsay says he is "lucky to be here"
-Credit: (Image: X/Gordon Ramsay)


Gordon Ramsay has shared an "important" Father's Day message after a bike accident left him utterly shaken.

The Johnstone-born TV chef warned his millions of followers to always "wear a helmet" after the horrific incident in Connecticut this week.

In a video shared to his social media, Ramsay thanked the "incredible trauma surgeons, doctors, and nurses" at the state's private Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, but said he is "most thankful for my helmet that saved my life".

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In the video he reveals extensive bruising which covers the majority of his torso which looks like a large haematoma - saying he is "lucky to be standing here".

The helmet that "saved" his life
The helmet that "saved" his life -Credit:Instagram / Gordon Ramsay

"I am in pain, it's been a brutal week, but I am sort of getting through it", he said.

In an Instagram post he described himself as looking like a "purple potato" - before signing off with wishing a happy Father's Day - "I want to wish you all a happy Father's Day, but please, please, please wear a helmet. If I didn't, honestly, I wouldn't be here now."

Fellow chefs and TV stars rushed to the comments to wish Ramsay a speedy recovery.

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