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Rossi crashes during free practice in Mugello
World Champion, Valentino Rossi has crashed during the free practice session at Mugello GP. Incident occurred at turn thirteen, the fast chicane at the top of the hill, and Rossi was taken immediately to the circuit Medical Centre for x-rays as he suffered from a displaced and exposed fracture to the third medium of the right shinbone.
After undergoing further medical checks at the Careggi Hospital Emergency Centre and afterwards at the CTO (Centro Traumatologico Ortopedico) in Florence, it has been decided that Valentino Rossi will undergo an operation this afternoon on his fractured right shinbone. He is going under anaesthetic now.
We are keeping track of this developing story and will report after Rossi has undergone surgery.