Britain’s Got Talent Star fighting for life after crash

Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice, Cramfit Lane, Anston.'Britain's Got Talent contestants Strike visit the hospice.'Picture: Strike: Danny Ball and Liam Richards.  ***MASTHEAD***
Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice, Cramfit Lane, Anston.'Britain's Got Talent contestants Strike visit the hospice.'Picture: Strike: Danny Ball and Liam Richards. ***MASTHEAD***
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A former Britain’s Got Talent star from Doncaster is fighting for his life after a horror car crash

Well wishes have been flooding in for Danny Ball, one half of martial arts duo Strike, who was last night in a critical but stable condition after his car collided with a lorry.

The incident happened on Friday, at 2.05pm, when the white Vauxhall Corsa, thought to have been driven by Danny, was travelling along the A18 Tudworth Road from Hatfield towards the M180.

It collided with a white Mercedes lorry travelling in the opposite direction. Danny, aged 28, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A passenger, believed to be his 22-year-old brother, was also taken to hospital but his injuries are not thought to be serious.

Hundreds of people have taken to social media to wish the talented martial arts star well.

Doncaster Martial Arts Centre posted: “While we have had positive news about Danny over the weekend, he is still very poorly and we know the road to recovery will be a long one.

“We’ll be there for you and your family in anyway we can – you know you just have to say the word. Stay strong mate, the thoughts of all the DMAC family are with you.”

Peter Thompson posted: “We know you are a born fighter and this is your biggest fight yet. We all know you can win.

“The support you have from all that know and love you is phenomenal.”

And Katie Tanner said: “Wishing you all the best. You are definitely a fighter. Hope you’re better soon.”

Danny, from Armthorpe, found fame as part of the martial arts duo made it to the final of the ITV talent show back in 2008, alongside Liam Richards, from Sheffield.

The duo made it to the finals, with more than 15 million people tuning in to watch their high-energy routines combining martial arts, acrobatics, gymnastics and dance, all choreographed to music.

n Any witnesses to the collision are asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 484 of Friday, October 3, 2014.