Canberra, Reuters: Sunday morning has brought very sad news for the sports world. Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds has died. It is being told that he died in a car accident in Queensland. According to information given by the Australian media, Symonds suffered several serious injuries in the car accident.

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It is being told that the accident happened at around 10.30 pm on Saturday night in Hervey Range, 50 kilometers from Townsville. Preliminary investigation has revealed that the accident happened due to a speeding car accident. Simmonds was driving the car alone when the accident happened.

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As soon as the news of the accident reached the spot, rescuers tried to save 46-year-old Symonds, but he died due to serious injuries. The forensic team is investigating the place where the accident took place. Andrew Symonds is another sad blow to cricket fans across the world including Australian cricket. Symonds is the third Australian cricketer to have died suddenly this year, following the tragic deaths of Shane Warne and Rod Marsh in March.

People paid tribute on social media

As soon as the news of Andrew Symonds’ death was received, there was an influx of people paying tribute to him on social media. Australian cricket coach and former cricketer Jason Neil Gillespie has expressed grief over the news of the death of Symonds. At the same time, former Australian cricket teammate Adam Gilchrist has also expressed grief over the death of Symonds.

Edited By: Amit Singh