World bike owner champ down in accident



Caroline Buchanan: injured in accident

Caroline Buchanan, a two-time Olympian and world champion bike owner has been significantly injured in a automotive crash.

The Australian is detailed in her horrific accidents in a social media put up Wednesday, AFP experiences.

Buchanan, a five-time mountain bike world champion who has additionally received the BMX world title 3 times, stated her lungs had collapsed and she or he had damaged her sternum and nostril.

“I wouldn’t say 2017 ended quite as planned,” she stated on FACEBOOK, alongside footage of herself in a hospital mattress in a neck brace and with a bloodied nostril.

“It’s been a tough couple of days in ICU after a car roll. I simply moved to a non-public room and all the pieces is transferring in a optimistic restoration course.

“Injuries are… Broken sternum, broken nose, collapsed lungs. I’ll will keep you guys up to date as we go.”

The 27-year-old Canberra-born rider, who competed on the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, didn’t say how the crash occurred, however native experiences stated it was a single automotive accident.