"Mr. Bean" Crashes His Million Dollar Sports Car Outside London

rowan atkinson

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

British comedian Rowan Atkinson, best known for his role in Mr. Bean, was injured today after crashing his $1 million McLaren F1 in a small town outside London, according to The New York Daily News (via Slate).The pricey auto — one of only 65 in existence — spun out of control and caught fire after crashing into a tree.

The actor reportedly walked away with only cuts and bruises; he was hospitalized overnight with a shoulder injury.

Atkinson bought the McLaren after the success of 1998’s Mr. Bean, NYDN reported.

The F1 is one of the fastest sports cars out there, reaching top speeds of 230mph.

NOW WATCH: Executive Life videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.


Tagged In

cars thelife-us