- Sheridan, 40, was driving her Range Rover on a tight bend when she lost control and crashed into a tree in icy conditions on Saturday.
- Sheridan and boyfriend Alex Lawler were in the car at the time of the accident
Witnesses who saw Sheridan Smith losing control of her Range Rover during Storm Arwen and plowing a tree at high speed revealed that the crash was so bad that they thought ‘someone must have died’ ‘.
Sheridan, 40, survived with just cuts and bruises, but a dog walker who saw the wreckage of her vehicle has now told Sun: ‘The scene was horrifying. I automatically assumed, “S**t, someone must die there”. But then I looked in the car and there was no one to be seen.’
He continued: ‘I panicked and started searching through the bushes screaming […] But there was no answer. With the engine hanging, the car was completely wrecked and the entire body part was missing.
Shocking: Witnesses who witnessed Sheridan Smith losing control of her Range Rover during Storm Arwen and plowing into a tree at high speed revealed that the crash was so bad they were left wondering ‘somebody died. would have gone’
The actress and singer was driving a £100,000 car into a narrow bend just a few yards from her home in Essex when it veered off the road.
The accident occurred on Saturday during snowy conditions at a 90-degree turn on a rural lane in the village of Little Sampford, which has a speed limit of 60mph.
As The Sun reports, Sheridan and her boyfriend Alex Lawler were in the car at the time of the horrific accident, which left the mother-in-law with injuries.
The collision caused severe damage to the tall branches of the tree, suggesting that the car may have been in the air as a result of the crash. The speed at which she was traveling is not known.
Shocking: The collision caused serious damage to the tall tree branches, suggesting that the car may have been in the air as a result of the crash
Essex Police confirmed that they had spoken to Sheridan and her boyfriend after the accident and that no other drivers were involved and no crimes had been committed.
Officers found large pieces of a £100,000 Range Rover, including a rear bumper and floor lights, at the scene.
The accident near the village of Little Sampford, Saffron Walden, Essex, occurred just 90 minutes before an episode of The Jonathan Ross Show – in which Sheridan was a guest – aired on ITV.
Sheridan reportedly had a backstage meltdown and unfairly threatened to sack her team after her appearance on the show.
The star filmed the chat show with Gary Barlow and fellow guests Jeremy Clarkson, Riz Ahmed and Sting.
But reports suggest that despite appearing in good spirits on camera, Sheridan claimed that the show had an ‘anarchist’ atmosphere, and felt that she was ‘not treated kindly,’ and asked to conduct interviews. Reprimanded his team for it.
It’s not clear what directly upset Sheridan, who was the only female guest on that episode, but a show spokesperson said she told host Jonathan it wasn’t her.
A source told The Sun: ‘When filming on Jonathan Ross was over, Sheridan was absolutely furious.
He claimed that the atmosphere was chaotic and there was an air of misunderstanding. She also claimed that she felt that she had not been treated with kindness.
Sheridan was seen yelling at the team that accompanied her and said that she was once sacking them. It was clear that Sheridan was angry with her team backstage after filming.’
Couple: Sheridan and her boyfriend Alex Lawler are said to have been in the car at the time of the horrific accident, which left the mother-in-law with cuts and bruises
While a spokesman for Jonathan Ross told the publication: ‘Sheridan had a great time on the show, but became upset afterward.
‘Jonathan asked her if she was okay and she said, ‘Don’t worry, it’s not you.’ So Jonathan assumed it was a personal matter between Sheridan and the group of people she came up with.
‘We will investigate immediately. I…