FORMER WSBK and Grand Prix 500 racer Simon Crafar has been seriously injured in Romania while out riding an enduro bike. It's reported he was hit by a car and has suffered a fractured vertebra. The New Zealander had to undergo a nine-hour operation
INTERWETTEN Honda MotoGP man Hiroshi Aoyama will miss this weekend's Dutch TT from Assen after fracturing a vertebra during a crash in warm-up for Silverstone MotoGP.The MotoGP rookie was diagnosed a fracture of T12 vertebra following a crash
WSB Alstare Brux Suzuki man Max Neukirchner has been hospitalised following a high-speed crash at the Tamburello Curve in this morning's first test session at Imola.The German is has a suspected cracked vertebrae and has been taken to hospital
and forced him into the vehicle in front, pinning him between the two cars.The 25-year-old was flung away from the wreckage to be narrowly avoided by another car, the injuries suffered from the incident include a ruptured spleen and four broken vertebrae. Mr
REGIS Laconi has had a massive off on his DFX Ducati in the opening laps of first practice and is in a critical condition.Laconi was immediately airlifted to hospital where he was placed in a medically induced coma. So far, information about the crash and Laconi's condition have ...
and was still unable to turn his head properly, speculation was rife that he may have fractured a vertebrae in the fall.His spokeswoman Sabine Kehm said: "We do not take part in speculation."It is rumoured that Schumacher still receives treatment for his
not complicating matters too much more, although obviously adding to the pain and discomfort.Muggeridge said: "I have broken two vertebrae in my back, which is not good, of course. I knew it was sore in Assen but the X-Rays didn't show a fracture. One
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to the medical centre but a further X-ray scan at Imola hospital revealed a D12 dorsal vertebra fracture in his lower back as well as three minor cracks in the right L1, L2 and L3 lumbar vertebrae.
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