Gloria Hunniford, 82, rushed to hospital after ‘horrific’ fall that broke a bone under her EYE

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Gloria Hunniford, 82, reveals she was rushed to hospital after ‘horrific’ fall that broke a bone below her EYE and unveils grotesque leg accidents as she returns to Unfastened Girls

Gloria Hunniford was rushed to hospital after an ‘horrific’ fall that broke a bone below her eye.

The 82-year-old TV presenter suffered the accident when she tripped over a rug onto a ‘very onerous picket ground’ earlier this month, and unveiled the extent of her grotesque leg accidents as she returned to Unfastened Girls on Wednesday. 

Gloria advised how the terrifying accident left her ‘black and blue’ in addition to fearing she may need a mind clot, and admitted she is now ‘petrified’ of tumbling once more.

 

Oh no! On Wednesday, Gloria Hunniford, 82, returned to Unfastened Girls following an absence and revealed she was rushed to hospital after an ‘horrific’ fall that broke a bone below her eye

Talking on the ITV present, she mentioned: ‘That is my first day trip [since the fall] and I could not consider a nicer place to come back. I had an enormous [fall] this time. I tripped over a rug and I took the autumn completely on my face. I took all of it on a really onerous picket ground.

‘I’ve cracked a bone below my eye, sadly. There is a bone below your eye that holds the socket in place, and that’s sadly damaged. So long as it would not take the muscle down my eyesight is sweet.’

Gloria was apprehensive she may need a clot in her mind following her fall, however thankfully she did not, explaining how she was disorientated whereas in hospital.

She admitted: ‘I used to be apprehensive a few clot within the mind, as a result of a buddy of mine had an analogous fall. I used to be very relieved to know that I did not. They [the NHS] had been improbable. They did my neck, they did the whole lot they need to’ve finished.

Gruesome! The TV presenter suffered the accident when she tripped over a rug onto a 'very hard wooden floor' earlier this month, and unveiled the extent of her gruesome leg injuries

Ugly! The TV presenter suffered the accident when she tripped over a rug onto a ‘very onerous picket ground’ earlier this month, and unveiled the extent of her grotesque leg accidents

Ouch: 'There's a bone under your eye that holds the socket in place, and that is unfortunately broken. As long as it doesn't take the muscle down my eyesight is good' said Gloria

Ouch: ‘There is a bone below your eye that holds the socket in place, and that’s sadly damaged. So long as it would not take the muscle down my eyesight is sweet’ mentioned Gloria

‘I am largely apprehensive in regards to the eye. I really feel snug now that I do know the fitting individual [an eye specialist] to go to if something occurred.

‘I additionally had my chest X-rayed as a result of there was a ache down my chest, which has, thankfully, began to go away.

‘I believed it was my sternum, however I feel it is simply muscle. My leg is fairly horrific-looking, however it’s all nonetheless wrapped in stuff to assist it to heal.’

Sharing a photograph of her badly bruised leg, Gloria mentioned the bruising round her eye was simply as unhealthy however didn’t need to share what she regarded like with out make-up.

‘I believed, if I can get a Phantom of the Opera masks to cowl [her face] that might be nice’ joked the TV icon.

Earlier than exhibiting the grotesque photograph, host Jane Moore warned: ‘To viewers watching this subsequent picture is graphic,’ as the opposite panellists gasped in horror on the damage.

Awful: Sharing a photo of her badly bruised leg, Gloria said the bruising around her eye was just as bad but did not want to share what she looked like without make-up

Terrible: Sharing a photograph of her badly bruised leg, Gloria mentioned the bruising round her eye was simply as unhealthy however didn’t need to share what she regarded like with out make-up

Gloria praised the paramedics with stopping her from needing pores and skin grafts, saying: ‘Fortunately the ambulance was capable of carry the pores and skin over, in any other case I might’ve misplaced quite a lot of pores and skin.’ 

She additionally admitted that the autumn has left her too scared to go to the retailers in case she has one other tumble, including: ‘I am a fairly assured individual often. I do not need to sit doing nothing, that is why I am right here at present, however it does have an effect on your confidence.

‘Even in my very own backyard, steps I do know very effectively. I am frightened of falling once more. I did not need to stroll on [to the Loose Women set] at present and make some silly mistake and fall over.

‘I have never been capable of exit to retailers. I do assume I will stroll alongside the road now searching for uneven pavement stones and issues like that. Falls are unhealthy, this one was unhealthy.’

All wrapped up: Gloria's injured leg could be seen wrapped in bandages as she sat on the panel

All wrapped up: Gloria’s injured leg could possibly be seen wrapped in bandages as she sat on the panel

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