Gogglebox: Ellie Warner’s boyfriend Nat Eddleston ‘fighting for his life after being hit by a car’

The boyfriend of Gogglebox favourite Ellie Warner is reportedly fighting for his life after he was hit by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Nat Eddleston is said to be on life support after suffering collapsed lungs and a broken neck.

A family member told The Sun on Sunday: ‘Nat is in intensive care with a broken neck, broken back, two collapsed lungs and possible brain damage.

Tragic: The boyfriend of Gogglebox favourite Ellie Warner is reportedly fighting for his life after he was hit by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning

Tragic: The boyfriend of Gogglebox favourite Ellie Warner is reportedly fighting for his life after he was hit by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning

‘He is on a life support machine and all the family and Ellie are obviously very worried for him.’

Ellie, 31, is said to be ‘very fearful’ Nat could end up brain damaged after the accident. 

The incident is understood to have taken place in the Halton area of Leeds involving a white Seat Leon, with police appealing for witnesses.

Terrifying: Nat Eddleston is said to be on life support after suffering collapsed lungs and a broken neck

Terrifying: Nat Eddleston is said to be on life support after suffering collapsed lungs and a broken neck

It is understood Nat was drinking in his local pub before the collision, which happened shortly after midnight.

The car’s windscreen is said to have been smashed in the incident and the roof was dented, with the vehicle allegedly continuing on for 100 yards before stopping. 

MailOnline has contacted a representative for Ellie and West Yorkshire Police for further comment.

Nat recently moved in with Ellie, and briefly appeared alongside her on the show during the first months of the Covid lockdown. 

Hairdresser Ellie has appeared on Gogglebox with her sister Izzi since 2015.

Ellie and Nat bought their first home together last year, a 1930s semi-detached house in Leeds.

She wrote on Instagram at the time: ‘We’re so lucky the current owners have kept it in immaculate condition so we can move straight in and just do things as we go along!’ 

‘I’m so excited that I’ve more or less kitted the living room out already as that’s gonna be the first room on the list.’

Moving in! Ellie and Nat bought their first home together last year, a 1930s semi-detached house in Leeds

 Moving in! Ellie and Nat bought their first home together last year, a 1930s semi-detached house in Leeds

Ellie also joked that her partner has now banned her from browsing online retailer Facebook Marketplace.

‘Nat has banned me from looking on Facebook Marketplace, but can’t wait to get in and start making this house our home,’ she quipped.

Sharing a second photo hours later, Ellie showed off the property’s back garden, thanking fans for their overwhelming response.

Ellie has been dating boyfriend Nat for more than two years, and tends to keep her relationship out of the spotlight. 

Family affair: Ellie and her sister Izzie have appeared on Channel 4 show Gogglebox together since 2014

Family affair: Ellie and her sister Izzie have appeared on Channel 4 show Gogglebox together since 2014

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