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TOWIE’s Yazmin Oukhellou ‘Stable And Recovering’ After Horror Crash

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TOWIE’s Yazmin Oukhellou ‘Stable And Recovering’ After Horror Crash

The Only Way is Essex star Yazmin Oukhellou is now in a 'stable' condition and recovering in hospital after a horrific crash abroad, her rep has confirmed.

Oukhellou was reportedly seriously injured in a car crash that has taken the life of her friend Jake McLean in Turkey.

Emergency services reportedly rushed to the scene of the crash but McLean's life could not be saved.

Oukhellou has undergone surgery and is now said to be in a stable condition.

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“Yazmin is stable and recovering in hospital after surgery," the rep confirmed to The Mirror.

“Yazmin and her family have requested privacy at this time. Any updates will be given in due course."

Reports also suggest Oukhellou's mother has flown out to Turkey to be by her bedside while she recovers from treatment in hospital.

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TOWIE stars paid tribute on social media. Credit: @mrharryderbidge/Instagram
TOWIE stars paid tribute on social media. Credit: @mrharryderbidge/Instagram

According to The Sun, McLean died after the 33-year-old was involved in a deadly crash in Bodrum, Turkey after the car he was in lost control.

Oukhellou is said to have suffered ‘extremely serious’ damage to her arm.

She made her debut in the long running ITV reality series in 2017 and her relationship with co-star James Lock was documented on the show.

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TOWIE stars including Amber Turner, Demi Sims and Harry Derbidge have shared messages of support on Instagram.

Turner shared a picture with Oukhellou on Instagram and wrote: “Thinking of you. Can everyone keep Yaz in their prayers tonight.” 

Chloe Brockett said: "Thinking of you Yaz, please keep Yaz in your prayers tonight.”

Demi Sims shared a selfie of herself and Oukhellou and wrote: "Praying for you my love."

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Harry Derbidge said: “Can’t stop thinking about you today @yazminoukhellou wishing you a speedy recovery! Can’t wait to give you a big cuddle.”

Chloe Brockett is one of the TOWIE stars who paid tribute. Credit: @chloebrockett/Instagram
Chloe Brockett is one of the TOWIE stars who paid tribute. Credit: @chloebrockett/Instagram

Lauren Goodger posted a message following the heartbreaking news of the crash. “My thoughts are with your family & friends,’ she said, followed by broken-heart and angel emojis.

Amy Childs uploaded a picture of the pair on a beach with three praying emojis and a love heart emoji.

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Junaid Ahmed, Oukhellou’s best friend on TOWIE, wrote: “Love you …my beautiful girl".

A Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office spokesperson said: “We are supporting the family of a British man who died in Turkey and are in contact with the local authorities.

“We are also providing support to the family of a British woman who has been hospitalised.”

If you have experienced a bereavement and would like to speak with someone in confidence contact Cruse Bereavement Care via their national helpline on 0808 808 1677 

Featured Image Credit: @yazminoukhellou/Instagtam

Topics: News, Celebrity

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