Maura Tierney Carrying out ‘Much Better’ Immediately after ‘Scary’ Bicycle Incident: ‘I Acquired Banged Up’


Maura Tierney is on the mend following she was included in a bicycle incident in August.

The Affair actress, who stars as Helen Solloway on the Showtime drama, is talking out for the very first time given that the incident.

I’m substantially much better,” she advised ExtraTV. “Somebody strike me from at the rear of … I did not have the incident. I was just driving my bicycle like a typical particular person. It was extremely frightening — it could have been so substantially worse… I acquired banged up.”

Tierney, 53, was driving her bicycle in Los Angeles when a auto strike her again tire, which brought about her to tumble to the floor.

I kind of listen to anything, a sounds, I appeared all around and there was a auto there and I was on the floor,” she recalled of the minute she was strike. “There is no way I could have listened to it very first, I really don’t feel, but which is what it felt like.”

The good news is, she did not go through any main accidents from the incident.

“Immediately, I was … just generating confident every little thing moved,” she mentioned. “I was like, ‘Just enable me stroll absent from this, just enable me stroll absent from this.’ … I just wounded my again, but it is much better now.”

In images from the scene, Tierney was lying on the sidewalk when paramedics arrived. Immediately after she was positioned in a neck brace and place on a stretcher, Tierney was transported through ambulance to a clinic.

At the time, an LAPD media relations officer verified that the driver included was not thought to be below the affect of alcoholic beverages or medicine.

“Maura has been introduced from the clinic with no main accidents,” a rep for Tierney advised Individuals. “Thank you to absolutely everyone who has arrived at out with their issue.”

And when the actress has nevertheless to get again on a bicycle, she does not program on allowing the incident maintain her again.

“I will [ride again],” she mentioned.

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