Italian Rider Pozzovivo Seriously Injured In Crash
Zeeshan Mehtab 12 days ago Mon 12th August 2019 | 09:00 PM
Milan, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Aug, 2019 ) :Italian rider Domenico Pozzovivo has been seriously injured after being knocked down by a car, his Bahrain-Merida team said on Monday.
Pozzovivo was involved in the collision while training near Cosenza in southern Italy.
The 36-year-old was taken to a local hospital and remains in intensive care.
"Although stable and conscious (Pozzovivo) has suffered multiple bone fractures requiring surgery," the team said.
A climbing specialist Pozzovivo helped teammate Vincenzo Nibali to a second-place finish in this year's Giro Italia.
He had been training for the Vuelta a Espana which starts on August 24, but will now likely miss the race with reports suggesting he has suffered further fractures including six broken ribs as well as chest injuries.