Saturday, November 10, 2012
GB Cycling coach Sutton will recover completely
British Cycling head coach Shane Sutton 55, is expected recover fully and return to work shortly after his bike crash in Manchester and was hospitalised.
He was diagnosed with bleeding on the brain after colliding with a car on the A6 on Thursday.
British Cycling spokesman said: "Shane is making steady progress but is likely to remain in hospital for one more day under observation.
"He has fractured his cheek bone which will require surgery in due course."
The organisation said on Friday in a statement that Sutton is "expected to make a complete recovery and will be back in work shortly."
Sutton's accident happened a day after Tour de France and Olympic time trial champion Bradley Wiggins was hit by a car while riding his bike near Wigan in Lancashire. Wiggins suffered bruising and has already been discharged from hospital, Sutton is set to be released from hospital on Saturday.