Harrison Ford To Take A Break From "Star Wars" Filming After On-Set Incident

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Being a rebel in a galaxy far, far away is dangerous work, as Harrison Ford has come to find on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII recently. The actor reportedly sustained a minor injury during filming for the latest Star Wars epic. According to BBC News, Ford’s ankle was injured when it got caught in a garage door at Pinewood Studios near London. The actor then had to be airlifted to the hospital. He is now being treated at Radcliffe hospital, Oxford.

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71-year-old Harrison Ford isn't in danger, but he will have to stay off his feet for a while. 

His injury will not significantly affect the filming schedule. The studio said that the Star Wars shoot would continue, while Ford is in recovery.

A spokesman for Thames Valley police said: "We were called just after 5pm to reports of a 71-year-old man being injured in an incident believed to involve a garage door.

"The man was airlifted to John Radcliffe Hospital with injuries which are not believed to be life threatening. The Health and Safety Executive is investigating."

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Filming for Episode VII will continue without Ford for the time being.

A spokeswoman for South Central Ambulance Service said they were called to an incident involving "a door that had fallen." They did not clarify an further.


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