New Delhi: Team India Wicket-Keeper Rishabh Pant received serious injuries in a road accident on Delhi – Dehradun highway in the early hours of Friday, while he was going to his native place.
His self-driven car crashed into a road divider and caught fire after he dozed off at the wheel on the Delhi-Dehradun highway. He was on his way to his hometown Roorkee to surprise his mother and met a road accident. He suffered injuries on his head, back and feet but is in a stable condition following the accident in Manglaur in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar district around 5.30 am, police said. Pant is currently admitted in a hospital in Dehradun.
According to the BCCI statement Rishabh Pant was admitted to Saksham Hospital Multispecialty and Trauma Centre where he was treated for impact injuries. Rishabh has two cuts on his forehead, a ligament tear in his right knee and has also hurt his right wrist, ankle, toe and has suffered abrasion injuries on his back.
The report added that the doctors at Max Hospital in Dehradun, where Pant is admitted, have given him above knee splintage for suspected right knee ligament injury, and suspected right ankle ligament injury. The latest medical bulletin from the hospital said that Pant is stable, conscious and oriented.