George Michael won't face charges


George Michael won’t face any charges after falling out of a moving car on a motorway.

The 49-year-old singer has escaped a fine for failing to have his seatbelt fastened when he tumbled out of a Range Rover at 110 km/h on the busy M1 in Hertfordshire, England, last month, which led to him spending 13 days in hospital being treated for head injuries.

A spokeswoman for Hertfordshire police told the Daily Mirror newspaper, "All witnesses have been spoken to and no further action will be taken."

However it’s an offence for motorists and passengers not to wear seatbelts, if fitted.

A spokesman for British motoring association the AA added, "Seatbelts protect those in the car and others who could potentially become involved in accidents while trying to avoid people falling from vehicles."

Cars were forced to swerve and brake to avoid the former Wham! star and one motorist, Ben Quince, who was driving behind the Range Rover, later revealed how he almost accidentally "killed" the singer.

He said, "I suddenly saw the back door on the driver's side open.

"A body appeared and went bounce, bounce, bounce. He was spinning as he came towards me.

"I had to swerve left. I could have killed him.

"In my mirror I saw trucks and cars swerving to avoid him."

Another witness, Katherine Fox, admitted George ? who was arrested in 2010 after driving his Range Rover through a Snappy Snaps photographic store in the middle of the night ? was lucky to be alive following the incident.

She said, "George didn't say anything; he just seemed in shock. He was sitting down against a car and in the arms of his friend.

"The guy holding him was quite scared. He kept saying to George, 'Are you all right, mate?'

"I think George was lucky he didn't die. If he'd landed in the second lane he would have been hit by a car without a doubt."

-Bang Showbiz

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