Top Gear presenter was driving his Porsche at the time
Top Gear presenter Chris Harris was involved in a collision with a pick-up truck while driving his Porsche 911 Touring on Monday afternoon.
The incident, which took place near Tintern in Monmouthshire, occurred when Harris collided with a pick-up truck attempting to make a three-point turn in the middle of the road.
Though both vehicles involved were damaged, neither Harris nor his passenger suffered any injuries. The driver of the pick-up also walked away unscathed.
The Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Harris was driving at the time costs in the region of £111,000, and can hit 60mph in just over three seconds.
A Top Gear spokesperson said: “We can confirm that Chris Harris was involved in a car accident in Wales earlier today whilst working on a feature for Top Gear magazine.
“Chris, his passenger, and the driver of the other car, were unhurt and Police were called to the scene.”
Taking to Twitter, Harris said: “Came around a corner yesterday to find a pick-up doing a 3 point turn broadside, in the middle of the road. Unavoidable. Just one of those things.
“The Porsche 911 looked after us brilliantly. No one hurt, cars can be replaced.”
He added: “Police confirmed speed wasn’t a factor. And I wasn’t the one issued with a penalty notice.”
Harris has been a presenter on the show since 2016, initially alongside Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc who were brought into to replace Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May.