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Dirt Works founder injured in accident

Richard Powell, the co-founder of Australian cycling importer and distributor Dirt Works, has been seriously injured in a cycling accident on Sydney's M4. Powell was struck by a vehicle after falling while negotiating his way around a vehicle in the breakdown lane.

He sustained breaks to his right tibia and fibula, which he is expected to undergo surgery for on Saturday. Powell also broke his left scapula and clavicle and seven ribs.

Powell was conscious throughout the whole incident and reportedly felt okay. Cyclingnews' would like to wish Powell a speedy recovery over the coming months.

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