Chris Froome Remains In Intensive Care Following Overnight Surgery

Chris Froome remains in intensive care following overnight surgery

Joe Robinson 13 Jun 2019 The Team Ineos rider underwent surgery in Saint-Etienne following his high-speed crash Chris Froome remains in intensive care after undergoing overnight surgery for the multiple injuries sustained during a high-speed crash at the Criterium du Dauphine. The six-time Grand Tour winner was operated on overnight at the Saint-Etienne hospital after fracturing his right femur, elbow and multiple ribs after hitting a wall on a recon of the Stage 4 time-trial in Roanne. Froome had been treated roadside for the injuries before being airlifted to the nearby Rouanne hospital for initial treatment. The 34-year-old was then transferred to Saint-Etienne where he underwent the surgery. At the hospital were Team Ineos doctor Richard Usher and Froome's wife Michelle, who tweeted last night, 'Chris is in surgery at the moment to repair the multiple fractures, please keep him in your thoughts. I hope to be able to share ...

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