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Ana Carrasco fractures two vertebrae in Estoril test crash

Former WorldSS300 Champion Ana Carrasco has been taken to hospital with two fractured vertebrae following a testing crash at Estoril.

The Provec Kawasaki rider is under observation, conscious but in pain at the Hospital Sao Francisco de Xavier in Lisbon.

Provec are arranging for Ana to be transferred as soon as possible to the Clínica Dexeus in Barcelona.


A hospital spokesperson said: “We have not found any evidence of tomodensitrometric changes in the paravertebral structures. No neurological or peripheral vascular deficits. Actively moves the left ankle, of which she refers concomitant pain.

"There is no appreciable recoil in the anterior wall of the central spinal canal."

The recovery time will be determined once the tests have been performed in Barcelona.   

Carrasco said: “Hello everyone, I’m fine, very sore, I had a fall this morning and I’ve hurt my back a bit, Let’s see if I can go to Barcelona soon and start with my recovery as quickly as possible, Thank you to everyone for all the messages and we’ll see each other soon.”

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