Home And Away’s Ray Meagher, 73, crashes into a tree while riding on a Segway in Manly

His Home and Away character Alf Stewart has taken some hits over the past 30 years.

And on Friday, actor Ray Meagher had an accident in Sydney while riding a Segway.

The veteran soap star, 73, collided with a palm tree while filming a new advertising campaign for Optus.

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Strewth! Home and Away’s Ray Meagher, 73, crashes into a tree while riding on a Segway in a new advertising campaign for Optus that will roll out later this month

The full campaign, starring Ray, will kick off on June 18.   

In a hilarious behind-the-scenes clip, Ray is seen steadying himself on the motorised device while speaking to the camera.

The actor, wearing what appears to be a police officer’s outfit, starts driving the Segway, seemingly unaware of a large tree close by.

Look out! In a hilarious behind-the-scenes clip, Ray is seen steadying himself on the motorised device before accidentally colliding with a tree in Manly, Sydney

Battler His Home and Away character Alf Stewart has taken some hits over the past 30 years 

Ray appears momentarily shocked before getting off the machine. 

Normally, Manly’s Corso is bustling with people shopping, eating or heading to the beach for a surf but, luckily the area was almost deserted.

After Ray makes contact with the tree, a man with a clipboard comes over to assess the situation, before the actor storms off.

Ya flamin’ galah! After Ray makes contact with the tree, a man with a clipboard comes over to assess the situation, before the actor storms off

Fortunately, Ray was wearing a protective blue helmet during filming. 

The Optus campaign is expected to target everyday Australians and will feature lots of Australian humour.

Ray can be seen on Channel Seven’s Home And Away Monday to Thursday from 7pm.

Ray can be seen on Channel Seven’s Home And Away Monday to Thursday from 7pm 

News Source DailyMailsNews

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