Roxanne Pallett has been accused of exaggerating her pain during a car crash over the summer so she could get ‘publicity’ to go on Celebrity Big Brother. 

New video of the accident appears to show a low speed collision despite the former Emmerdale actress claiming she ‘lost consciousness’ and ‘was drifting away’.

Pallett, 35, insisted she was ‘lucky’ to escape with two sprained wrists after being airlifted to hospital following the smash during a stock car race day in June.

New video of the accident (above) at Hunmanby Raceway in York appears to show a low speed collision

New video of the accident (above) at Hunmanby Raceway in York appears to show a low speed collision

New video of the accident (above) at Hunmanby Raceway in York appears to show a low speed collision

Allegations: Roxanne Pallett has been accused of exaggerating her pain during a car crash over the summer so she could get 'publicity' to go on Celebrity Big Brother

Allegations: Roxanne Pallett has been accused of exaggerating her pain during a car crash over the summer so she could get 'publicity' to go on Celebrity Big Brother

Allegations: Roxanne Pallett has been accused of exaggerating her pain during a car crash over the summer so she could get ‘publicity’ to go on Celebrity Big Brother

But race organisers have claimed she ‘hadn’t hurt herself’ as severely as she made out and alleged that she used the incident as a ‘stepping stone’ to raise her profile. 

The accusations come after Roxanne found herself at the centre of a national scandal after saying her CBB co-star Ryan Thomas was a ‘woman-beater’ who ‘punched’ her during their playfight. 

‘I was first on the scene. I didn’t run over because I knew she hadn’t hurt herself,’ Edd Pannett, whose firm organised the day at Hunmanby Raceway in York, told The Sun

‘When I got there, she was saying, “I can’t feel my legs, I can’t feel my arms, my neck’s hurting, my back’s hurting, my head’s hurting”. She went through the whole lot.

‘I feel we were used as a stepping stone for her to get to other things, and get publicity before going on Big Brother.’ 

Ordeal: The former Emmerdale actress, 35, insisted she was 'lucky' to escape with two sprained wrists after being airlifted to hospital following the smash during a race day in June (pictured)

Ordeal: The former Emmerdale actress, 35, insisted she was 'lucky' to escape with two sprained wrists after being airlifted to hospital following the smash during a race day in June (pictured)

Ordeal: The former Emmerdale actress, 35, insisted she was ‘lucky’ to escape with two sprained wrists after being airlifted to hospital following the smash during a race day in June (pictured)

Hmm: But race organisers have claimed she 'hadn't hurt herself' as severely as she made out and alleged that she used the incident as a 'stepping stone' to raise her profile

Hmm: But race organisers have claimed she 'hadn't hurt herself' as severely as she made out and alleged that she used the incident as a 'stepping stone' to raise her profile

Hmm: But race organisers have claimed she ‘hadn’t hurt herself’ as severely as she made out and alleged that she used the incident as a ‘stepping stone’ to raise her profile

First-aider Lynsey Pannett, who is marrying Edd’s son, also alleged that she knew there was ‘nothing wrong’ with Roxanne after her initial assessment of her. 

In a video of the crash obtained by The Sun, Roxanne appears to be doing around 24mph and the car seems to have sustained minimal damage.     

Roxanne’s representative told MailOnline: ‘Roxanne has never confirmed the speed she was travelling at when the crash occurred, it may have been reported but she never confirmed it. 

‘It would have been impossible for her to know her speed, as she was crashing. The only qualified and crucially impartial people present to assess Roxannes condition were the paramedics, who made the decision to airlift her to hospital. 

Bizarre: 'I was first on the scene. I didn't run over because I knew she hadn't hurt herself,' Edd Pannett, whose firm organised the day at Hunmanby Raceway in York, told The Sun 

Bizarre: 'I was first on the scene. I didn't run over because I knew she hadn't hurt herself,' Edd Pannett, whose firm organised the day at Hunmanby Raceway in York, told The Sun 

Bizarre: ‘I was first on the scene. I didn’t run over because I knew she hadn’t hurt herself,’ Edd Pannett, whose firm organised the day at Hunmanby Raceway in York, told The Sun 

Claims: He added: 'When I got there, she was saying, "I can't feel my legs, I can't feel my arms, my neck's hurting, my back's hurting, my head's hurting". She went through the whole lot' 

Claims: He added: 'When I got there, she was saying, "I can't feel my legs, I can't feel my arms, my neck's hurting, my back's hurting, my head's hurting". She went through the whole lot' 

Claims: He added: ‘When I got there, she was saying, “I can’t feel my legs, I can’t feel my arms, my neck’s hurting, my back’s hurting, my head’s hurting”. She went through the whole lot’ 

‘At the time of discussions and at the time of the race, Roxanne was not booked or in discussions for Celebrity Big Brother. There is evidence to support this which the Sun have been offered.’ 

Discussing the crash in July, the actress claimed she had ‘never felt pain like it’ and claimed she could feel her brain ‘rattling’.

‘I had this numbed, blocked up feeling in my head, like there was water in my head, like my brain had rattled. I couldn’t really hear much, I couldn’t feel much either,’ she told Good Morning Britain. 

‘[My co-host] Ben was relaying messages from [my boyfriend] Lee to try and keep me awake because I just wanted to go to sleep.    

Exaggeration? First-aider Lynsey Pannett also alleged that she knew there was 'nothing wrong' with Roxanne after her initial assessment of her

Exaggeration? First-aider Lynsey Pannett also alleged that she knew there was 'nothing wrong' with Roxanne after her initial assessment of her

Exaggeration? First-aider Lynsey Pannett also alleged that she knew there was ‘nothing wrong’ with Roxanne after her initial assessment of her

‘The minute I woke up I knew it wasn’t good. I think that’s why they airlifted me because I couldn’t feel my legs and my neck and my head. I’ve never felt pain like it.’

Roxanne was sporting two wrist supports for her TV interview, and the shaken star confessed she was still taking a lot of pain medication.

‘It’s something you never expect to happen to you. It’s just a bit of a blur still to be honest. I’m so dosed up on painkillers, I’m almost grateful to feel this numb. I’m really lucky, I’ve been lucky’, she declared.  

She was airlifted to hospital and taken home 24 hours later by her fiance, Lee Walton.

Scandal: The accusations come after Roxanne found herself at the centre of a national scandal after saying her CBB co-star Ryan Thomas was a 'woman-beater' who 'punched' her during their playfight 

Scandal: The accusations come after Roxanne found herself at the centre of a national scandal after saying her CBB co-star Ryan Thomas was a 'woman-beater' who 'punched' her during their playfight 

Scandal: The accusations come after Roxanne found herself at the centre of a national scandal after saying her CBB co-star Ryan Thomas was a ‘woman-beater’ who ‘punched’ her during their playfight 

Roxanne made the startling admission she has since been trolled by stock car racing fans because she had only suffered minor injuries, and can’t believe people could be so lacking in compassion. 

‘I’ve had some really negative comments on social media that’s been really upsetting from the stock car racing community almost lacking compassion. 

‘They were almost disappointed that I’d been airlifted and only come out of it with some internal bruising and sprained wrist.’

Heartbreaking: Ryan left the CBB house on medical grounds soon after her claims 

Heartbreaking: Ryan left the CBB house on medical grounds soon after her claims 

Heartbreaking: Ryan left the CBB house on medical grounds soon after her claims 

Roxanne said: ‘I’ve got to also point out that sometimes injuries can be invisible. My head doesn’t feel right, I can barely stretch my ribs and back are so sore.

‘There’s people everyday walking around with injuries and disabilities that are invisible to the eye and people need to remember that.’  

Since Roxanne’s CBB scandal, a spokesperson for Emmerdale confirmed that they ‘will not be bringing her back’ to the soap and it has also been revealed that she has stepped down from her forthcoming panto.

Roxanne has reportedly vowed to turn her back on showbusiness amid the scandal.

Off air: Roxanne Pallett has quit her Breakfast radio show, which she began in February 2018, alongside Ben Fry

Off air: Roxanne Pallett has quit her Breakfast radio show, which she began in February 2018, alongside Ben Fry

Off air: Roxanne Pallett has quit her Breakfast radio show, which she began in February 2018, alongside Ben Fry

No return: A spokesperson for Emmerdale has also confirmed that they 'will not be bringing back her back' - (Pictured with co-star Kelvin Fletcher) 

No return: A spokesperson for Emmerdale has also confirmed that they 'will not be bringing back her back' - (Pictured with co-star Kelvin Fletcher) 

No return: A spokesperson for Emmerdale has also confirmed that they ‘will not be bringing back her back’ – (Pictured with co-star Kelvin Fletcher) 

She announced on Tuesday that she is quitting her Breakfast radio show, which she began in February 2018, alongside Ben Fry.

A statement from the radio station said: ‘As a result of discussions today with her representatives, Minster FM can confirm that Roxanne Pallett has stepped down from her position at the station with immediate effect to take some time out and reflect on recent events.

‘Roxanne will not be returning to Minster FM,’ it was concluded.

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