Former Queens Park Rangers defender and former Professional Footballers' Association chairman Clarke Carlisle is fighting for his life in hospital following a serious road accident, the Mail Online reported on Monday.
The Newspaper's online site reported the 35-year-old had been struck by a lorry early on Monday morning and was airlifted to hospital.
Carlisle made more than 500 appearances for nine clubs, including Leeds United, Burnley and Blackpool, and had been working as a television pundit since retiring last year.
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