Mat Horne

Gavin and Stacey star Mat Horne reportedly “shaken up” after being hit by a train

Paramedics and police were called to the scene

Sitcom star Mathew Horne is said to have had a ‘miraculous escape’ from serious injury after being reportedly hit by a TRAIN.

The Gavin and Stacey favourite, 40, is believed to have been “hurled backwards” after being clipped on a pedestrian crossing in Nottinghamshire after a night out, according to The Sun.

The newspaper reports Mat was struck as he walked home to his parents’ house following a night out in a nearby pub.

But it is also claimed the Bad Education actor did not need to make a trip to hospital, despite being “shaken up” by the accident.

Mat as Gavin in his most famous role (Credit: BBC)

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An unnamed duty manager at The Nelson pub in Burton Joyce is reported to have commented: “It was a really, really unfortunate accident and it could have been a lot worse. We are all glad that it wasn’t.

“He was obviously very shaken up but he’s all right now. He’s got a bit of a scratch on him but no underlying issue there whatsoever.”

Pub staff called police due to the nature of the incident and East Midlands Ambulance Service have confirmed paramedics and a doctor also attended after the level crossing incident on December 20.

They also noted someone was treated at the scene but not taken to hospital.

Mathew Horne Credit: Alucard / Flynet - SplashNews /
Mathew is said to be okay after the incident (Credit: Alucard / Flynet – SplashNews /

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It is believed the crossing is primarily used by dog walkers to get to fields behind the pub and has danger warning signs at both ends.

A British Transport Police spokesperson commented: “The incident was reported to police at 22:37pm and is being treated as non-suspicious.

“Officers attended the incident along with paramedics and a person was escorted away from the scene.”

Despite the nasty knock, The Sun claims Mat was seen in a different local pub three days later to watch a Premier League match between Tottenham and Everton.

Mat Horne
It sounds like Mat will be ok (Credit: Instagram @edwardjspeleers)

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