‘AGT Extreme’ accident: Daredevil Jonathan Goodwin injured on set


Daredevil Jonathan Goodwin was reportedly hanging 70 toes within the air by his toes whereas in a straightjacket when one thing went horribly flawed.

WASHINGTON — Jonathan Goodwin, a contestant on “America’s Got Talent: Extreme,” has been hospitalized after he was injured throughout a stunt on set. 

During a rehearsal Thursday night for the spinoff sequence of the long-running NBC competitors, “an accident occurred in which escape artist Jonathan Goodwin was injured while performing his act,” a spokesperson for the present stated in an announcement to PEOPLE and EW. 

“He was responsive and was immediately taken to the hospital where he is continuing to receive medical care. Our thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family as we await further updates on his condition,” the assertion added.

According to TMZ, Goodwin was suspended 70 toes within the air by his toes whereas in a straightjacket, with two vehicles suspended subsequent to him that had been swinging backwards and forwards. He was reportedly imagined to free himself, then fall safely onto a mattress beneath. But TMZ reports the vehicles smashed collectively and Goodwin was sandwiched between them, earlier than he fell to the bottom. 

Earlier this month, Goodwin tweeted that he was “in Atlanta rigging a new stunt which I’m super excited about! Cranes and cars and explosives oh my!” 

The “Extreme” spin-off of “AGT” had been promoting that some episodes could be filmed outdoors Atlanta Motor Speedway. 

I’m in Atlanta rigging a brand new stunt which I’m tremendous enthusiastic about! Cranes and vehicles and explosives oh my! What’s everybody else as much as? pic.twitter.com/Mxrf05JHjU

— Jonathan Goodwin (@TheDaredevil) October 2, 2021

Goodwin beforehand appeared on the fifteenth season of “America’s Got Talent,” making it to the semi-final spherical of the hit NBC competitors. 

DEADLINE reports manufacturing on the present was paused Friday. The sequence is hosted by Terry Crews, alongside judges together with Simon Cowell, Nikki Bella and Travis Pastrana.