LATEST: Former SOFT CELL star Marc Almond is making "good progress" in hospital following last week's (17OCT04) motorcycle crash and has now left intensive care.

The TAINTED LOVE singer was moved to another ward at the Royal London Hospital today (28OCT04) because he is on the road to recovery, according to a message on his official website.

The note says, "I'm sure you will all join us today in breathing a sigh of relief at this positive news.

"His family have passed on to him the overwhelming amount of good wishes which have been received and Marc is aware of all the messages of love and support."

Almond was injured while he was riding pillion on a motorbike that collided with a car in central London.

He had emergency surgery after the accident and his fans have been bombarding his home page with messages of support and sending flowers, cards and gifts to the hospital.

28/10/2004 14:10