Reports | Rishabh Pant hospitalised after getting involved in fatal car accident

Reports | Rishabh Pant hospitalised after getting involved in fatal car accident

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Rishabh Pant has got injured in a car accident

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In a recent development, Rishabh Pant was hospitalised after being severely injured in a fatal car accident while returning home from Delhi on Friday. The India star was first admitted to Saksham Hospital in Roorkee but now he has been referred to the Max Hospital in Dehradun for recovery.

India wicketkeeper batter Rishabh Pant has been injured in a car accident while returning to his home from Delhi and has been admitted to the hospital for further recovery. The accident took place on the Narsan border of Roorkee near Hammadpur Jhal. As per initial information by Indian Express, the cricketer was first admitted to Saksham Hospital in Roorkee but now he has been referred to Max Hospital in Dehradun. 

As per some media reports, Pant’s car collided with the divider and caught fire after the collision. The accident was so brutal that Pant had to break the car’s glass to get out. He has sustained injuries on his head, and legs and burns on the back.

BCCI has confirmed the development in an official statement that Rishabh Pant suffered a fatal accident and was admitted to Saksham Hospital.

'India wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant met with a car accident early on Friday morning near Roorkee, Uttarakhand. He was admitted to Saksham Hospital Multispecialty and Trauma Centre where he was treated for impact injuries," the statement read.

Also, the media statement explained the nature of the injuries Pant sustained revealing that he had cuts on his forehead and a ligament tear. It also revealed that the wicketkeeper batter is in stable condition.

"Rishabh has two cuts on his forehead, a ligament tear in his right knee, and has also hurt his right wrist, ankle, and toe and has suffered abrasion injuries on his back. Rishabh’s condition remains stable, and he has now been shifted to Max Hospital, Dehradun, where he will undergo MRI scans to ascertain the extent of his injuries and formulate his further course of treatment," the official statement released. 

Pant was not part of the squad for the white-ball series against Sri Lanka beginning next year. Also, he was going to head to the National Cricket Academy, for strength and conditioning before the Test series against Australia in February. National Cricket Academy(NCA) chief VVS Laxman tweeted on social media that Pant is now out of danger and he is praying for the speedy recovery of the wicketkeeper batter. 

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