The future of Top Gear, one of the BBC’s best-loved shows, is in doubt after Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff decided to leave following a serious accident. Insiders confirmed that Flintoff, 45, is quitting as co-presenter after the crash in December, which required him to be airlifted to hospital. Flintoff, who joined the programme in 2019 to present alongside Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris, does not feel that he can continue, having been traumatised by the incident, dealing a significant blow to one of the BBC’s best-known and most valuable programmes. “Freddie has been seriously emotionally and physically affected by the crash,” a source said. “He is a daredevil, that’s what he does, and he doesn’t feel like he is able to continue to play that