Simon Cowell bike accident: What happened to the X Factor judge and how is he doing?

SIMON Cowell fans have been left concerned for the music mogul after it was revealed that he had undergone surgery after a horror crash.

They are now keen to know have the the 60-year-old X Factor judge is doing and what exactly happened to him.

What happened to Simon Cowell?

Simon is lucky not to be paralysed after breaking his back in three places in a fall from his electric bike.

He missed injuring his spinal cord by a centimetre.

Simon fell and broke his back after trying out a powerful new electric bike — and accidentally pulling a wheelie.

His son Eric, six, and his partner Lauren Silverman’s teenage lad Adam watched in horror as Simon fell backwards and smashed down onto a concrete floor at his Los Angeles home.

How is Simon Cowell doing?

Simon had to undergo six hours of surgery following the horror crash.

He was taken to Providence Saint John’s hospital in Santa Monica, a short drive from his £18million beachside property in Malibu.

Doctors had to insert a metal rod in his spine after breaking three vertebrae.

He now faces a long stay in hospital — scuppering his plans to star in the live launch of the latest series America’s Got Talent series.

Doctors told the TV mogul he was “very lucky” not to have suffered paralysing injuries.

A source told The Sun: “He’s only just out of surgery and feeling very groggy but is awake and upbeat.

“Everyone hopes he will make a full recovery but they don’t want to count their chickens just yet."

What has Simon Cowell said about his accident?

After his surgery Simon broke his silence on his horrific accident.

He wrote on Twitter: " Some good advice…

"If you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time.

"I have broken part of my back. Thank you to everyone for your kind messages.."

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