DJ Gareth O’Callaghan back home after horror crash

Twitter/ Gareth O’Callaghan

Former RTÉ broadcaster Gareth O’Callaghan has returned home after remaining in hospital for six weeks.

The DJ was in a horrific crash earlier this year which left him severely injured.

The 62-year-old suffered multiple broken bones including his back, as well as rupturing his lung.

The accident, which happened in Cork, involved four people including his wife Paula and his stepdaughter.

His wife Paula shared the news that Gareth was back home with a picture of him holding onto a pair of crutches.

“He’s home !!!!!!!! Finally after over 6 weeks my@GarethOCal is home !!! Happiness is ….” she captioned the picture.

This isn’t his first stint in hospital over the last few months. He injured his hands as well after getting them trapped on the handle of the bin.

He underwent two surgeries to his fingers following the incident.

Paula explained at the time: “My wonderful husband had a freak accident last week, he has been hospitalised since and will be until the New Year. Today, I’m giving my 35th pint of blood as it’s so important to give back.”

Sharing a picture of his injuries, she explained the radio DJ needed an operation on New Year’s.

“To explain: [Gareth] was bringing the bins out and the bin slipped.

“Gareth’s fingers were caught around the handle.. His fingers are in a very bad way and he has had 2 surgeries since Saturday.. Please send positive vibes.”

Thankfully he is now at home recuperating with his family.

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