Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant had a car crash with a drugs
counselor. The rocker was driving his Audi A8 car when he
collided with driver Richard Grant at a junction in North West London.
Grant - who is a counselor for charity Turning Point -
was knocked unconscious and suffered whiplash in the smash, but came round to
find the ‘Whole Lotta Love’ singer standing nearby.
– whose car was damaged beyond repair in the accident - said: "My Mercedes is
smashed up and I'm not in a good way."
Plant, 60, is not
thought to have been seriously hurt in the accident.
singer famously lived a life of sex, drugs and rock n roll excess during Led
Zeppelin’s heyday in the 1970s. However, Plant has been drug free since 1977,
after losing his five-year-old son Karac to a fatal stomach
He said in 2005: "I haven't taken a drug since
that day. I thought, 'How am I ever going to deal with the next moment and put
my shoulders back and be a man?' I thought I'd better re-focus the whole
"I still drink, and I don't spill much. But my days
are long and they are beautiful."
British-born Robert was
also awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) medal by Queen
Elizabeth II earlier this month for “services to popular