Colin Edwards Breaks Collarbone in Freak Crash

Sunday, May 6th 2012. | Moto GP News

Colin Edwards Breaks Collarbone in Freak Crash At Estoril

Colin Edwards Breaks Collarbone in Freak Crash Colin Edwards has broken his left collarbone during a crash throughout qualifying for the Portuguese MotoGP spherical at Estoril on Saturday. The NGM Forward rider was knocked off his bike within the latter a part of qualifying follow, as he cruised around off the racing line. Randy de Puniet lost the front of his Power Electronics Aprilia machine, that fell along the track and hit Edwards’ Suter BMW. Edwards fell heavily, suffering a mild concussion and injuring his collarbone within the fall. De Puniet was taken to the medical center, where he was diagnosed with bruising to his finger, and general soreness.

Colin Edwards Breaks Collarbone in Freak Crash Edwards was taken to an area hospital for observation, where he was judged to be well enough to sleep in his own motorhome. he is expected to be flown to Barcelona tomorrow for surgery to repair the collarbone by Dr Mir, constant surgeon who operated on him when he broke his collarbone during a serious crash in Barcelona in 2011. With simply two weeks till future spherical of MotoGP at Le Mans, it’s too early to mention whether the Texan will race in France, though as Le Mans was one amongst the tracks where Edwards has historically been strong, he is certain to wish to come back back as soon as doable.

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