Mark Cavendish crash: Injury update revealed after cyclist was involved in horror fall after smashing into traffic bollard during Milano Sanremo

THIS is the surprising second Mark Cavendish was involved in a horror crash on the Milano Sanremo today.

The Brit collided with a traffic bollard at velocity and was flung over his handlebars.

 This is the horrifying moment Mark Cavendish crashed

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That is the horrifying second Mark Cavendish crashed

Cavendish landed with a thump on his again as different races zipped round him.

However fortunately, the nationwide favorite managed to keep away from any critical damage.

Nevertheless, Cavendish did fracture one other rib after struggling the identical destiny in Tirreno-Adriatico.

And he has additionally suffered potential ankle ligament injury, which will probably be assessed by medical professionals on Sunday.

 The cyclist hit a bollard during the Milano Sanremo

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The cyclist hit a bollard during the Milano Sanremo
 Cavendish flew over his handlebars as riders zipped past

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Cavendish flew over his handlebars as riders zipped previous

A press release learn: "Workforce Dimension Knowledge for Qhubeka can affirm that, fortunately, Mark Cavendish sustained no critical damage following a serious crash inside 10 kilometres of the end of Milan-Sanremo on Saturday.

"The 32-yr-previous fell closely after hanging a bollard and was instantly assisted by race medical personnel, after which he was taken to an area hospital.

"Following medical imaging, it was decided that he prevented main damage.

"He did maintain a brand new rib fracture (fifth) on the identical aspect because the one which he broken in the opening stage of Tirreno-Adriatico (seventh).

"He additionally has bruising and abrasions in line with the size of the crash in addition to a potential “ligamentous ankle damage” that may require additional evaluation as soon as he returns residence on Saturday.

"The group want to prolong an enormous because of everyone who has despatched messages of concern; and we’ll hold you up to date as and when, ought to further info develop into out there."

 Cavendish landed hard on his back in shocking scenes

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Cavendish landed arduous on his again in surprising scenes
 Cavendish has been involved in a number of accidents this year

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Cavendish has been involved in numerous accidents this yr

Cavendish has been in the wars this yr, with the biking ace struggling various dangerous falls in current races.

He entered the well-known Milano Sanremo with a damaged rib.

And followers might be hoping he hasn’t suffered something extra critical.

Cavendish crashed out of the Abu Dhabi Tour in February earlier than the race even began, struggling a concussion after falling closely in the impartial zone.

He was then rushed to hospital earlier this month in Tirreno-Adriatico after struggling a brutal head damage in the opening workforce time trial.

THIS is the surprising second Mark Cavendish was involved in a horror crash on the Milano Sanremo today.

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