James Cracknell In 'Stable Condition' Following Horrific Accident

Chiswick Olympian suffers fractured skull after being hit by a truck

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Doctors say that James Cracknell is now in a 'stable condition' following an horrific road accident.

The former Olympian who lives in Chiswick with his wife fellow TV presenter Beverley Turner was in Arizona filming a new show for Discovery Channel.

A spokesperson for the channel said, "James was taken to hospital where is being treated for a head injury.

"He is conscious and his condition is stable; doctors have said he is making good progress. His wife and family are at his side as he continues to recover."

The double gold medal-winning rower was on a bicycle being filmed when he was hit by a truck on Tuesday 20th July.

He suffered a fractured skull and bruising to the brain although his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.


July 27, 2010