Sad news to report from the set of  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I. According to ComingSoon.net, yesterday Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double was seriously injured during filming.  The stuntman was attached to a harness while practicing a flying sequence, which involved a sizable explosion. The 25 year old was blown back by the blast, but not knocked unconscious.

More on his injuries after the jump.

He told crew members who went to help him he couldn’t feel anything from the waist down. Everyone is just hoping he makes a good recovery. It has come as a terrible shock,” said a source. Paramedics were called to Leavesden Studios and the stuntman was taken to hospital amid fears he may have been paralysed.

The official spokesman for the film refused to divulge anymore info regarding the stunt gone wrong.  He just confirmed that there was a serious injury on set and out of respect for the family no further comment would be made.