Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team rider Valentino Rossi was involved in a motocross training accident at the Cross Club Cavallara in Mondavio (Pesaro Urbino, Italy), on Thursday, May 25th.
The 38-year-old Italian rider was taken to a local hospital for a medical check-up, where he was diagnosed with mild thoracic and abdominal trauma.
No fractures have been detected in any part of the body and no serious traumatic pathologies were found.
A further medical bulletin will be issued on Friday, 26th May, at 12:00 hrs CET.
Update Friday May 26, 2017:
The Movistar Yamaha team is reporting Rossi’s recovery is going well. Slight kidney and liver lesions are causing less pain than the previous night and there appears to be no complications as a result of the accident.
Further testing later in the day showed Rossi fit to be discharged from the Ospedale Infermi to continue his recovery at home. – RD Ed.
Text and image courtesy of Movistar Yamaha.