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Zanardi 'serious but stable' after overnight surgery

Former F1 driver and Paralympic gold medallist Alex Zanardi is listed as being in 'serious' but 'stable' condition in hospital in Italy, following overnight surgery for head and facial injuries sustained in a handbike relay race. The accident occurred near the Tuscan town of Pienza when Zanardi drifted wide on a downward section of the course and into the path of a heavy vehicle. He was immediately airlifted by helicopter to Siena’s Santa Maria alle Scotte hospital The 53-year-old underwent two-and-a-half hours of neurosurgery as well as maxillofacial surgery to the face and jaw, and moved to intensive care overnight. Zanardi airlifted to hospital after handbike accident The hospital...
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