Hull FC's Brett Seymour in hospital after car crash

Brett Seymour Seymour joined Hull from New Zealand Warriors at the start of last season

Rugby league player Brett Seymour is in hospital after being involved in a car crash, Hull FC have confirmed.

Staff at the Super League club rushed to Hull Royal Infirmary, where the Australian scrum-half is recovering following the accident on Sunday night.

"The only information we have is that he has been involved in a traffic accident," said Matt Holden, media manager at Hull FC.

The 28-year-old's injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The club confirmed the player would be placed on leave with immediate effect.

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