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A producer for The Amazing Race Australia has reportedly broken her back while testing out a challenge for the show.

Senior producer Yasmin Kara allegedly broke her vertebrae while attempting an obstacle which involved jumping into water, reports TV Blackbox.

The production team was given a safety briefing before testing out the challenge.

Accident: A producer for The Amazing Race Australia has reportedly broken her back while testing out a challenge for the show. Pictured: The Amazing Race host Beau Ryan

Accident: A producer for The Amazing Race Australia has reportedly broken her back while testing out a challenge for the show. Pictured: The Amazing Race host Beau Ryan

Accident: A producer for The Amazing Race Australia has reportedly broken her back while testing out a challenge for the show. Pictured: The Amazing Race host Beau Ryan

Yasmin has more than a decade of experience in broadcast television. She was a challenge producer during last year’s season. 

A spokesperson for production company Eureka Productions said in a statement: ‘Eureka complies with all applicable workplace health and safety laws.

‘The safety and wellbeing of all the contestants and crew in any and all of Eureka’s production environments is paramount.’

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel 10 for comment.

Reports: Senior producer Yasmin Kara (pictured) allegedly broke her vertebrae while attempting an obstacle which involved jumping into water, reports TV Blackbox

Reports: Senior producer Yasmin Kara (pictured) allegedly broke her vertebrae while attempting an obstacle which involved jumping into water, reports TV Blackbox

Reports: Senior producer Yasmin Kara (pictured) allegedly broke her vertebrae while attempting an obstacle which involved jumping into water, reports TV Blackbox

Filming for The Amazing Race recently wrapped up, after Channel 10 was forced to shut down production earlier this year due to Covid-19

As reported by TV Tonight on November 21, network boss Beverley McGarvey said: ‘The Amazing Race Australia finished filming on the weekend.

‘The footage that I have seen so far is extraordinary. It really showcases our beautiful country and the teams competing this year are competitive, creative and very diverse.

New series: Filming for The Amazing Race recently wrapped up, after Channel 10 was forced to shut down production earlier this year due to Covid-19. Pictured: Sidney Pierucci and Ashley Ruscoe from last year's season

New series: Filming for The Amazing Race recently wrapped up, after Channel 10 was forced to shut down production earlier this year due to Covid-19. Pictured: Sidney Pierucci and Ashley Ruscoe from last year's season

New series: Filming for The Amazing Race recently wrapped up, after Channel 10 was forced to shut down production earlier this year due to Covid-19. Pictured: Sidney Pierucci and Ashley Ruscoe from last year’s season

‘The teams at Eureka and 10 have done a superb job.’

It’s not yet been confirmed when the show will air, but retired rugby league star Beau Ryan will be returning as host.

The network released an action-packed trailer last week, with contestants shown exploring Australia while carrying out a series of challenges.

Fan favourite: It's not yet been confirmed when the show will air, but retired rugby league star Beau Ryan will be returning as host

Fan favourite: It's not yet been confirmed when the show will air, but retired rugby league star Beau Ryan will be returning as host

Fan favourite: It’s not yet been confirmed when the show will air, but retired rugby league star Beau Ryan will be returning as host

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