Harrison Ford injured on Star Wars set
Published on Jun 13, 2014 6:20 AM
LONDON (AFP) - Veteran actor Harrison Ford was airlifted to hospital on Thursday after suffering an ankle injury on the set of the new Star Wars movie in Britain.
The 71-year-old was hurt when a garage door fell and hit him at Pinewood Studios outside London, according to emergency services.
"We were called just after 5:00 pm to reports of a 71-year-old man being injured in an incident believed to involve a garage door," said a spokesman for Thames Valley police.
"The man was airlifted to John Radcliffe Hospital with injuries which are not believed to be life threatening." A Disney studios spokesman confirmed that Ford sustained the injury during filming on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII.
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