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Radio legend Phil Brady, 84, had to «crawl» on his stomach for an hour before raising the alarm after a horrific fall

Radio and TV legend Phil Brady has opened up about the horrifying details of the accident that left him with a broken hip.

The 84-year-old, who presents Remember When on Melbourne’s 3AW, was walking his dog on Friday when the animal suddenly lurched and Brady sprawled.

Unable to walk after breaking his hip, Brady then had to fight his way up the road for an hour before reaching the house to raise the alarm.

«I had to crawl on my belly out of the garden to get to my phone,» the media veteran told the Herald Sun on Saturday.

«And I could only do that by drawing up various plans along the way in the garden to help me move forward one inch at a time.»

Radio and TV legend Phil Brady (pictured) has spoken out about the horrifying details of the accident which left him with a broken hip. Unable to walk after breaking his hip, Brady then had to struggle up the road for an hour before reaching the house to raise the alarm.

He added: “It was ordeal. But I’m alive and that’s all that matters.”

Elsewhere in the chat, Brady explained that the incident happened late at night while he was walking his boisterous golden retriever, Oro.

The large dog sent Brady into the concrete after the host tried to stop him by barking at a passerby, he said.

The accident now means Brady is taking time off from his regular Remember When gig on 3AW, which he hosts alongside Simon Owens.

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But he says he is recovering well after surgery at Melbourne’s Epworth Hospital.

The 84-year-old, who presents Remember When on Melbourne’s 3AW, was out walking his dog on Friday when the animal suddenly lurched and Brady sprawled, he told the Herald Sun on Saturday (pictured with his 3AW co-presenter Simon Owens)

Now in rehab, Brady added that he’s a «tough old bird» and hopes to be back on the show in just a few weeks.

Brady began his media career aged 19 in 1958 on Channel Nine as a broadcaster.

He was closely associated with iconic Aussie TV great Graham Kennedy and his variety show In Melbourne Tonight.

Known for his cheerful and warm style, Brady also hosted the early TV game show Concentration as well as the TV quiz show Everybody’s Talking.

He has also hosted other TV quiz shows including Moneymakers, Junior Moneymakers, Password and Get the Message.

In his later years, Brady was a fan favorite after appearing on Channel 10’s Good Morning Australia presenting a cooking segment.

In 2018, the beloved television veteran was awarded the Order of Australia.

Brady – pictured – is currently rehabbing from surgery and your beloved vmedia veteran hopes to be back on the air in just a few weeks

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