Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds dies in a car crash

The accident took place about 50 km from Townsville in Queensland, Australia.

Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds has died in a car accident. He was 46.

According to the Queensland Police, the accident took place on Hervey Range Road, about 50 km from Townsville on Saturday night. It is said that Symonds was driving down the road at around 11 pm when his car left the road and rolled over.

Emergency personnel rushed to the spot but failed to revive Symonds due to the extent of his injuries.

Andrew Symonds was known for his aggressive batting style. He represented Australia in 26 Tests, 198 ODIs and 14 T20s, before announcing his retirement in 2009.

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