Dan Walker ‘glad to be alive’ after being knocked off bike by car

The Channel 5 broadcaster was hit in a crash on Monday morning.

TV presenter Dan Walker ‘glad to be alive’ after he was knocked off bike by car Dan Walker/Twitter

Presenter Dan Walker said he is “glad to be alive” after he was hit by a car while out on his bike.

The 45-year-old tweeted images of his bloodied and bruised face while sitting in an ambulance, alongside a selfie with the NHS staff who were caring for him.

The Channel 5 broadcaster, who used to present BBC Breakfast,was knocked off his bike on Monday morning leaving his face swollen but without any serious injuries.

Walker tweeted: “Bit of an accident this morning. Glad to be alive after getting hit by a car on my bike. Face is a mess but I don’t think anything is broken.

“Thanks to Shaun and Jamie for sorting me out and the lovely copper at the scene.”

Strictly Come Dancing judge Motsi Mabuse wrote: “Oh wow! Get well soon.”

Walker joked the pictures of his face were an attempt at him smiling and said he was “thankful for our NHS” captioning the pictures with a heart emoji.