GB coach Shane Sutton injured in road accident as Wiggins leaves hospital
??Bradley Wiggins discharged from hospital after own collision ??'Shane is likely to stay in hospital for the next few days'
Share Tweet this Email The Guardian , Thursday 8 November 2012 13.59 GMT British Cycling coach Shane Sutton. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA All of Britain's Oly michael kors jumpsuit sale mpic cyclists regularly mention the dangers they encounter when riding on the road, and on Wednesday and Thursday those risks were reiterated when the sport's biggest star, Bradley Wiggins, and his mentor, Shane Sutton, the British Cycling head coach, ended up in hospital after being in collision with vehicles in separate incidents 15 hours apart.
Wiggins was released on Thursday with minor injuries while Sutton was expected to remain in hospital for several days as doctors monitor his recovery from bleeding on the brain.
Wiggins suffered severe bruising to his ribs and hands after being knocked off his bike at 6pm on Wednesday evening as a motorist in a white Astra van michael kors jumpsuit sale pulled out of the service station on the A5209 next to junction 27 of the M6, a few miles from the Tour de France winner's home in the village of Eccleston.
Eyewitnesses said he was in considerable pain and complaining of rib injuries, and the force of the impact shattered the wing mirror of the van.
Hear a witness describe hearing Bradley Wiggins' collision Link to video: Bradley Wiggins: witness describes hearing collision with van The Tour de France winner was taken to the Royal Preston hospital where he was given morphine and had a scan to his head, because, although he reported no head injuries, his helmet smashed in the impact. He was kept in overnight and left hospital on Thursday morning.
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Richard Freeman, Team Sky's doctor, said: "Bradley has been discharged from hospital after suffering minor injuries, including bruises to his right hand and ribs, but is expected to make a full and speedy recovery. He is now going to spend the weekend at home convalescing with his family." It w michael kors jumpsuit sale as not immediately clear when Wiggins would be able to ride his bike again but the fact he had no broken bones implied that his preparations for next year's Giro d' michael kors jumpsuit sale Italia would not be seriously affected. He had been in the process of beginning his winter build-up when the accident occurred.
Sutton had been returning to his flat from his regular pre-work bike ride at about 9am on Thursday morning when he was in collision with a Peugeot 206 near the junction of Clare Road and Stockport Road in Levenshulme, abou michael kors jumpsuit sale t three and a half miles from the Manchester velodrome where both Team Sky and the Olympic cycling team are based. He too was wearing a helmet, but is said to have fallen heavily on his head and was taken t