George Michael `lucky he didn`t die`

Updated: May 21, 2013, 17:19 PM IST

London: A driver has revealed that she had to slam her brakes hard in order to avoid hitting George Michael after he tumbled out of his Range Rover at 70 mph.

23-year-old Katherine Fox, who was driving behind a silver Range Rover behind Michael, said that she skidded to a halt as the singer, 49, slammed into the carriageway, the Sun reported.

Later Fox told the Sun that Michael was lucky that he didn`t die.

Fox also gave details about the injuries that Michael had, asserting that there was a nasty cut on his forehead and the back of his head.

She said that there was blood all down his face and on his teeth; he was breathing and conscious but in shock.

Michael was later airlifted to a "specialist trauma centre."