Van Dijk to undergo surgery after fracturing arm and pelvis in Boels Ladies Tour crash

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Ellen van Dijk (Trek-Segafredo) sustained a broken humerus and pelvis after a crash at the Boels Ladies Tour at the weekend. The Dutch time trial specialist will undergo surgery to correct the humerus fracture and will require six weeks to recover from both injuries, sidelining her from the Yorkshire World Championships.

"Not so lucky in my second crash of the week. Will stay in hospital for a couple of days where they will do surgery later this week on my humerus. Six weeks no walking because of fractures in pelvis (front and rear)," Van Dijk wrote in a post on Twitter after her accident.

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