Popular YouTube Gamers 'Thrown 40ft' By Car In Serious Accident
20 February 2017, 10:35 | Updated: 6 November 2017, 09:39
YouTubers MiniLaddd and qwertyJaayy were left seriously injured.
There has been outpouring of support and prayers from fans after news broke that YouTubers MiniLaddd and qwertyJaayy were involved in a serious car crash. The pair, both known and beloved for their gaming videos, were hit by a car with Craig (a.k.a Mini) saying that he was "thrown 40ft". The pair were crossing the road at the time and MiniLaddd has said that the car that hit them had just jumped a red light.
Craig documented the experience post-crash on Twitter:
Got hit by a car tonight. Crazy driver. Thrown 40ft. Hoping to make a speedy recovery but I hurt like hell. Will update soon. pic.twitter.com/AmwQ2I9vyW— ʍɨɲɨ Łąȡȡ (@MiniLaddd) February 18, 2017
Update: Very painful last 30 hours but on the mend. Cracked spleen & cant walk due to the intense swelling. Still waiting to hear about Jay.— ʍɨɲɨ Łąȡȡ (@MiniLaddd) February 19, 2017
Craig took a moment to thank fans for their support.
Just wanted to also say thank you all for your kind words. You guys mean everything to me. Much love <3— ʍɨɲɨ Łąȡȡ (@MiniLaddd) February 19, 2017
He went on to say that Jay was still undergoing operations.
Jay has been unconscious for most of yesterday & in and out of operations. I hope to catch up with him soon. Keep him in your thoughts today— ʍɨɲɨ Łąȡȡ (@MiniLaddd) February 19, 2017
Love you @qwertyJaayy cant wait to see you soon when you're out of the operating theatre <3— ʍɨɲɨ Łąȡȡ (@MiniLaddd) February 19, 2017
MiniLaddd and qwertyJaayy fan groups have been sending the two tonnes of support.
The hashtag #prayforminiandjay started to pick up traction as fans rushed to support the YouTubers.
We wish both Craig and Jay a speedy recovery and will update you if there are any developments on this story.