Mark Cavendish suffers two broken ribs and collapsed lung in Ghent Six crash

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Mark Cavendish being tended to by his team and first aid staff after the Ghent Six crash (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Mark Cavendish spent Sunday night in the ICU of a Belgian hospital after a serious crash during the final event of Ghent Six on Sunday with the rider later confirmed to have suffered two broken ribs and a collapsed lung.

According to his QuickStep team, Cavendish had passed medical tests shortly after the incident however he was taken to hospital where full medical checks were carried out.

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