ARSENAL star Joe Willock escaped unharmed after a terrifying motorway smash.
The 21-year-old midfielder crashed his £140,000 Mercedes G-Wagon jeep right into a barrier on an M25 slip street.
Joe Willock crashed his £140,000 Mercedes jeep right into a barrier on the M25Credit score: AFP – Getty
The Gunners prospect misplaced management on the wheel and his automotive in some way stayed upright earlier than ending within the bushes.
The smash reportedly passed off on Saturday afternoon when Willock was on his method to coaching.
And he went on to play in Arsenal’s 0-0 draw at Leeds the next day earlier than being subbed off simply earlier than the hour mark.
An eyewitness instructed the Daily Mail: “I did not know who he was. He was a bit shaken, however effective.
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“I received out of the automotive and I went to his window, which was blacked out. You could possibly see that he was attempting to reverse again out of the verge.
“The again wheel was lacking however you possibly can see the hub spinning out. He wound the window down and I stated: ‘You’ll be able to’t reverse’. He let loose a giant scream.
“I stated: ‘You went across the nook a bit quick’.
“He stated: ‘I do know, I am an fool’. He stated he was on his method to coaching, for Arsenal.
The 21-year-old performed just below an hour towards Leeds on SundayCredit score: AP:Related Press
Joe Willock celebrates his purpose towards Molde within the Europa League earlier this monthCredit score: AFP or licensors
“He received out and stated: ‘Do you suppose it is a write off?’. I stated: ‘I am no skilled, however I feel so – you’ve gotten half a tree in your entrance bumper’.”
The Solar On-line has contacted Arsenal for remark.
Willock has performed seven occasions for Arsenal in all competitions this season – however solely as soon as within the Premier League.
He featured within the Neighborhood Defend win over Liverpool in August and within the early rounds of the EFL Cup.
Willock scored in again to again Europa League wins over Dundalk and Molde.
He has been at Arsenal since he was 4 years outdated and is brothers with two different footballers.
Willock made his first-team debut for the Gunners in 2017 and has been capped by England at U16, U19, U20 and U21 stage.