Bryan Ferry’s son Merlin injured in car crash

The incident took place near Cressage, Shropshire on Monday evening (December 22)

The son of Bryan Ferry has reportedly been involved in a car accident.

As The Guardian report, a man thought to be Ferry’s son Merlin was trapped in a car for a hour following a crash earlier this week. The incident took place near Cressage, Shropshire on Monday evening (December 22).

The Telegraph report that Merlin Ferry is in a “critical condition” following a “head on collision”.


Another of Ferry’s sons, Otis Ferry took to Twitter to thank firefighters from Wellington fire station, after they tweeted an image of wreckage from the crash. Otis wrote: “Thank you for extracting my Brother alive from what looks like a mangled box of tin. We are all continuing to pray”.

A spokesman from Wellington fire station said the injured man had “suffered multiple fractures to his legs, pelvis, left arm and had a head injury”, adding that he was “assessed at the scene and had splints put in place along with advanced pain relief before being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham”.

The former Roxy Music singer released his latest solo album ‘Avonmore’ in November, with the likes of Johnny Marr and Nile Rodgers appearing on the LP.

The ‘Avonmore’ tracklist is as below:

‘Loop De Li’
‘Midnight Train’
‘Soldier Of Fortune’
‘Driving Me Wild’
‘A Special Kind Of Guy’
‘One Night Stand’
‘Send In The Clowns’
‘Johnny & Mary’