The cricket world is in shock after Australian legend Andrew Symonds died in a car accident on Saturday night, aged 46.
Symonds died in a single-car crash outside of Townsville after his car rolled off the road.
Symonds was driving on Hervey Range Road near the Alice River Bridge when his car left the road and rolled, police say.
Paramedics arrived at the scene but couldn’t revive the former Australian fan favourite, who was the only person in the car.
The legend’s passing is the second in the space of a few months after Shane Warne and Rod Marsh both passed away in March due to heart attacks.
Tributes immediately poured in from all corners of the sporting world as Australia mourns the loss of one of the game’s greatest characters.
“Horrendous news to wake up to,” tweeted Jason Gillepsie. “Utterly devastated.