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Commonwealth Games 2022: India’s cyclist Meenakshi encountered a mid-game crash, run over by rival | Watch

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Birmingham: In yet another horrific incident came to fore from CWG, Indian cyclist Meenakshi encountered a mid-game crash, run over by rival. A terrible accident has happened in the Commonwealth Games being played in Birmingham. An Indian player has been injured in this accident. India’s cyclist Meenakshi became a victim of an accident during the race. She was participating in a 10-km scratch run, but during this time she had an accident. A rival’s bicycle ran over him. Earlier on Sunday also there was an accident in the cycle race and the spectator was also injured.

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In this accident, Meenakshi slipped after falling from the cycle and reached the edge of the track. Bryony Botha of New Zealand was also in the grip of the accident, as her bicycle came over Meenakshi. After this Botha also fell from her cycle. Immediately after the accident, doctors reached the spot and both the riders were removed from the competition. Meenakshi was taken from there on a stretcher.

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Meenakshi was immediately given medical help, as soon as Meenakshi fell on the track, the medical team on the ground reached. He was immediately given first aid and then when he felt that the pain was more, he was taken off the field on a stretcher. At present, it is not known how serious Meenakshi’s injury is.

Another terrible accident
Apart from this, there was another terrible accident in a cycle race itself, in which cyclist Joe Truman was injured and was brought out on a wheelchair. Who collided with his rival driver and fell due to which he has suffered injuries.

This is the second crash in two days at the Lee Valley Velo Park after England’s Matt Walls fell from his bike.

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