Rossi injured in motocross crash

Friday 26th May, 2017 - 10:00am


Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi has been hospitalised after a motocross training accident in Italy.

The Movistar Yamaha rider has been diagnosed with mild thoracic and abdominal trauma after the crash.

However, a team statement confirmed that Rossi has not suffered any fractures and that “no serious traumatic pathologies were found.”

The 38-year-old was riding at the Cross Club Cavallara in Mondavio (near San Marino) when the accident occurred, and was taken to a nearby hospital for examinations.

Rossi’s injuries come ahead of the Italian Grand Prix, from June 2-4.

At this stage, there is no official word on the Italian’s fitness to participate in the Mugello round, but the next update from the team is due this evening (AEST). comment policy

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