• Injured freestyle rider recovering after crash

    Date: 2018.09.16 | Category: 南京夜网 | Tags:

    A YOUNG West Australian freestyle motocross rider looks to have escaped permanent injury after a sickening crash at the first Australian Freestyle Motocross Championships at Latrobe on Saturday.
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    The 21-year-old crashed after performing a trick during the qualifying rounds in front of 3000 people.

    He was attempting a solo trick in the qualifying rounds then he failed to land correctly and suffered what was thought to be critical head injuries at the time.

    The event was halted for two hours while the rider was stablised by Ambulance Tasmania officers before being transported to the Mersey Community Hospital.

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    He was transported to the Royal Hobart Hospital during the night, but was communicating and sitting up yesterday morning.

    He was reported to have no significant injuries at this stage.

    Medical staff are awaiting further test results and he will be monitored for the next 48 hours.

    Police are calling for members of the public who may have footage of the accident to contact Devonport Police.

    Any witnesses to the incident who feel affected by the crash and require personal support are urged to contact Lifeline on 131114. Alternatively support can be arranged by Tasmania Police if people email [email protected]

    Senior Constables Dean Wotherspoon and Michelle Rybarcz measure the jump after the accident at the first Australian Freestyle Motocross Championships at Latrobe on Saturday.

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