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Niall Horan in shock after car crash

London: One Direction star Niall Horan is in shock after he escaped unhurt from a crash when the car in which he was travelling skid out of control.

The 19-year-old singer`s Range Rover slid off the road and crashed into a barrier upon skidding on a large patch of ice as he was being driven home from Heathrow Airport, reported Sun online.

Horan shakily climbed out of the vehicle, in which he was a front seat-passenger.

The Irish heartthrob had just been picked up along with the rest of his bandmates, who were travelling in two other people carriers, from Heathrow`s Terminal Five after arriving home from Japan.

"They all waved as they went past, then the crash happened so suddenly. It must have been terrifying -- the car`s wheels lifted off the road. We saw Niall climbing out. He looked shaken up but didn`t seem hurt. He got into a people carrier and they drove off again," an onlooker said.

A source close to Horan insisted he wasn`t injured but was shocked by the sudden crash.

"The crash was a shock but thankfully he`s fine."