According to The Gaurdian, Atkinson, a car nut and car collector, was released from the hospital today after treatment for a minor should injury, but that the maroon McLaren is headed to the factory for rebuilding. The 56 year-old is a known car enthusiast and races cars as a hobby.
British media informed that the actor managed to climb out of his McLaren F1 and asked for help from cars passing by, who called the ambulance.The actor was taken to a nearby hospital. Luckily, Atkinson only suffered a minor shoulder injury.
The $1 million vehicle reportedly spun several times before hitting a tree and a road sign and "bursting into flames" in the village of Haddon, which is about 85 miles north of London.