Veteran Hong Kong actor Andy Lau reportedly suffered a serious spinal injury after falling off a horse in Thailand on Tuesday (17 Jan).
According to media reports, Lau, 55, was in a rural part of Thailand for an ad shoot when the horse he was riding went out of control and he was thrown to the ground.
Apple Daily reported that horse then stepped on the actor’s waist, fracturing his spine.ue to the nature of the injury, Lau is currently not mobile and has to take a medical plane back to Hong Kong for further diagnosis and treatment.
Filming has also been suspended.
Lau, one of Hong Kong’s most successful actors, was most recently seen in Zhang Yimou’s “The Great Wall”, together with Asian stars like Eddie Peng and Hollywood veterans William Defoe and Matt Damon