(LONDON) — The stuntman who was seriously injured on the U.K. set of Fast & Furious 9 has been identified.
The Hollywood Reporter says Joe Watts is “in an induced coma,” after suffering a “severe” head injury in a “major fall,” according to his fiancee.
Watts was airlifted from Leavesden Studios, where the accident occurred, for treatment.
The British athlete, gymnast and stuntman is a veteran of many high profile projects, including Game of Thrones, and the movies Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Ready Player One, Kingsman: The Golden Circle and Solo: A Star Wars Story.
He recently completed work on Angel Has Fallen, the upcoming third Fallen film starring Gerard Butler.
Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.