Andrew Symonds was involved in a single-car crash in Queensland, Australia, on Saturday night . Symonds is the third Australian cricket legend to pass away this year .
New Delhi (India), May 15: Andrew Symonds, a former Australian cricketer who died in a car crash near the Alice River Bridge in Queensland, Australia, on Saturday night, was killed in an accident, according to a police report.VVS Laxman, the current National Cricket Academy (NCA) chief, posted on Twitter, Shocking news to wake up to here in India.My dearest mate, rest in peace.This is the worst news ever recorded.It has gone too soon.The family and friends are in our hearts with your condolences.Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh tweeted, Really prayers for the departed soul.Former Indian batter Wasim Jaffer said, This is horrible news to wake up to. Thoughts go out to his family and friends who have passed away far too soon.On the other hand, former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar wrote, Devastated to hear of Andrew Symonds' death in a car accident in Australia.On and off the field, we had a great working relationship.Symonds was involved in a single-car crash around 10:30 pm, according to a Queensland police release. Symonds was the only one in the car.This is yet another tragic loss to Australian cricket.After Shane Warne and Rod Marsh's tragic deaths in March, Symonds is the third Australian cricket legend to pass away this year.