Exclusive ANOTHER celebrity injury on the set of “Splash” — our sources has learned Nicole Eggert was hospitalized yesterday after bungling a high-dive and brutally back-flopping into the pool during a taping of the ABC show.
Sources tell us … the “Baywatch” babe was trying to execute a dive that included multiple backflips … but something went wrong, and she went crashing into the water back first … hard.
We”re told the impact looked so painful, on-site EMTs rushed in to pull the 41-year-old out of the pool … and she went to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Sources tell us … Eggert didn”t break any bones, but docs wanted to make sure she didn”t suffer internal injuries from the impact — they”re monitoring her kidneys in particular. Eggert was released from the hospital after a few hours.
It ain”t the first time a star has fallen on the show — Chuy Bravo 86″d himself from the competition after fracturing his heel during diving practice … and Katherine Webb bowed out earlier this week thanks to a back injury.
Rory Bushfield had ruptured his eardrum during a dive gone wrong a few weeks ago … but refused to quit the show.
A rep for Eggert had no comment.