Smallville stuntman hospitalized

Chris Sayour, stunt coordinator for Smallville and primary stunt double for the series' star Tom Welling, was airlifted to a New Westminster, British Columbia, hospital after suffering serious injuries on the set of the WB drama.

Production of Smallville was temporarily halted after Sayour fell 37 feet from a tower on which he was performing a stunt early Tuesday morning. Sources call Sayour's fall a "freak accident," and no foul play is suspected. Sayour's family stated that he had suffered "multiple fractures and internal injuries" and asked that the media respect their privacy while he undergoes treatment.

Police turned over the case to British Columbia's Workmen's Compensation Board, which investigates workplace accidents in Canada. The organization has not yet released comments regarding the incident.

Sayour has been the stunt coordinator for Smallville since its 2001 debut. Additionally, he's worked as a stuntman on many television and film projects, including I, Robot, Star Trek: Nemesis, and Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Smallville was expected to resume production on Wednesday.

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its back :D
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hey man keep your head up and feel better can't wait to see you doing more stunts... God bless
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I hope he gets well soon! And that he will be able to return to work like usual.
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smallville is awesome my family and i watch it every thursday when there is a new episode and my ole man even buys the seasons. I just wish clark and lana would get together again already It did not ruin superman.
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hey it was really sad to hear about sayour.he has been tom welling's stuntman since the beginning.im pulling for him to get better.get well soon man.
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hmm that is really sad. I hope he gets well soo....dangerous jobs dangerous accidents....
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I hope thay can resume Smallville soon...
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SMALLVILLE has PAVED the ROAD for the SUPERMAN Movie.....
Great Hype!
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it had great detail
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This may sound bad but this better not slow down the makeing of more eps... well i hope that he gets better really soon and that his family is ok with what happend to him.
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be careful
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too bad he wasn't invincible for real.
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Damn 37 feet thats a long way to fall i wonder what he fell on cause if u fall that high down he'd be paralyzed damn that realy ****s...
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Hopefully this season will get better. Hopefully Lana will feature more in this season!!
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hopefully he will get better soon
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too bad Superman wasn't there to save him.....ummmmmm.....yeah.
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Hope he gets better soon - we can't keep the fans waiting for too long! lol.
No, really i have the utmost respect for people who are willing to put their own lives in danger just so people can watch their favourite tv shows like Buffy, Angel, Smallville etc.

Also Smallville didn't ruin Superman - it delved further into the background of our favourite superhero and gave us an insight to what his life could've been like. :)
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Wow, 37 feet, I hope there isn't any permanent damage (unlikely).
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Proves stuntman is not that easy and everyone should be careful all the time. Hope he'll get better very soon.
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Superman changes with the times as long as the key characters and the colors stay the same, they can rewrite the history. In some ways it better in others it more cartoonish then even the cartoons and comics.
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Smallville did NOT ruin Superman. It's a slightly different take on it perhaps, but that's gonna happen when you have so many incarnations to go by as it stands already.
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smallville ruined superman.
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