Norman Reedus Thought He Was Going To Die After Walking Dead Set Injury

Now, Reedus reveals in a new interview with EW that the on-set injury was actually much worse than was originally reported. The star says that he « thought [he] was going to die » after sustaining the concussion, explaining that he failed a light-based neurological test and that a security guard had to be posted outside his house in case of emergencies. Check out Reedus’ full comment on the ordeal below:

« Oh dude, that was horrible. That whole ordeal for me personally was terrifying. I thought I was going to die. It was very serious. It was scary. I’ve been hit in the face and the head a million times. I’ve gone through car windows, but that one rung my bell.

I had a neurologist. I had all sorts of s—. I failed the light test. I had a security guard in the driveway, just in case. I was holding onto the walls walking through the rooms. It was nuts. »