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Rabobank's Ten Dam injured in auto accident

By:
Cycling News
Published:
June 21, 2010, 17:33 BST,
Updated:
June 21, 2010, 18:04 BST
Edition:
Second Edition Cycling News, Monday, June 21, 2010
Race:
Tour de Suisse, Stage 2
Dutch rider Laurens Ten Dam (Rabobank) was relaxed ahead of the last stage.

Dutch rider Laurens Ten Dam (Rabobank) was relaxed ahead of the last stage.

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Dutch rider still recovering from serious Suisse crash

Laurens ten Dam's streak of bad luck is continuing. The Rabobank rider, who is recovering from serious injuries suffered in a Tour de Suisse crash, was injured again in an auto accident on Monday.

Ten Dam suffered two broken vertebrae, a fractured wrist and chin, and a severe concussion after crashing on the final descent of the second stage in Switzerland. He only recently returned home from the hospital in Sion, Switzerland.

According to his team, on Monday after noon the car in which he was riding was hit from behind. "Following the accident Laurens has (even more) pain in the back and neck. The situation is under control, we will watch closely how it develops, "said team doctor Dion van Bommel.
 

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