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Trent Alexander-Arnold ‘cheats death’ as Liverpool star involved in horror car accident

Marcus Chan

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Trent Alexander-Arnold ‘cheats death’ as Liverpool star involved in horror car accident

Trent Alexander-Arnold was reportedly involved in a horror car crash hours before Liverpool take on Everton in the Premier League.

On Saturday afternoon, Alexander-Arnold is expected to start for Liverpool as they welcome local rivals Everton to Anfield for the first Merseyside derby of the season.

However, the full-back was reportedly involved in a car accident caused by Storm Babet on Friday.

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According to The Sun, Alexander-Arnold avoided death by inches after a 40ft electricity pylon was ripped up from the ground in 70mph winds.

The report claimed that the pylon hit the car in front of Alexander-Arnold, who was driving a £90,000 Range Rover.

It is believed that the 25-year-old slammed on the brakes before swerving and hitting a BMW X5.

The Englishman was then seen getting out of his car to speak to the other driver on a wet country lane near Knutsford, Cheshire.

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A source told the publication: “The wind was so powerful it suddenly ripped up the pylon. It was really terrifying. It’s a miracle nobody was hurt. Someone could have easily been killed.

“What are the chances of that happening? Alexander-Arnold must feel like he’s cheated death.

“A few seconds later and it could have gone through his windscreen. It’s absolutely treacherous out there.”

Image Credit: Getty
Image Credit: Getty
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Pictures showed that there was damage to Alexander-Arnold’s car whilst the BMW lost a headlight.

The full-back reportedly went to training at Liverpool's AXA Training Centre later in the afternoon ahead of Saturday’s clash against the Toffees.

A police statement later read: “At 10.34am this morning we were called to reports of a road traffic collision involving a black Range Rover and a BMW.

“An electricity pole had fallen into the road, causing the accident. Nobody was injured and everything was cleared by 1.05pm. We called the energy company and had the electricity turned off.”

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SPORTbible has contacted Trent Alexander-Arnold’s representatives for comment.

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Featured Image Credit: Getty/The Sun

Topics: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Liverpool, Football

Marcus Chan
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