The Gogglebox star’s boyfriend Ellie Warner is believed to be seriously ill and hospitalized after being hit by a car on Friday night.
Nat Eddleston is believed to be in intensive care due to the serious injuries he sustained. A family member said The sun that he needed the help of a life support device.
The family member said Nat’s injuries included a broken neck, two collapsed lungs, a broken back and suspected brain damage. Channel 4 favorite Ellie has been with Nat for several years and their relationship was first confirmed in 2018, reports Birmingham Live.
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The couple had recently taken the plunge of buying a house together. The family member said the star’s boyfriend was hit by a car after a night out in their hometown of Leeds.
The family member, who did not want to be identified, told The Sun on Sunday: ‘Nat is in intensive care with a broken neck, broken back, two collapsed lungs and possible brain damage. He is on life support and the whole family and Ellie are obviously very worried about him.
The Sun reported that Ellie “feared” Nat had suffered brain damage following the Leeds accident on Friday. Nat, who is in his thirties, is said to have been in Halton, drinking with friends in a pub.
It is believed he was hit by a white Seat Leon driving out of town just after midnight.
Ellie, a hairdresser, has appeared on the Channel 4 show with her sister Izzi since 2015. She also appears with the couple’s dogs. The couple share two Italian Greyhound puppies, named Mick and Madge.
She revealed that they also welcomed a mini dachshund called Morris into their family in January 2021.