Meanwhile, Pant manages to escape the car before it bursts into flames by smashing the windshield and escaping. According to the police and hospital, Rishab Pant has lacerations to his forehead and other parts of his body, as well as ligament damage to his right knee.
He was taken to Rookie Civil Hospital for first aid and then transferred to Max’s Hospital in Dehradun for further treatment, including X-rays and MRI scans. Dr. Ashish Yagnik of Max Hospital said Pant’s condition is stable and under observation.
“The cricketer’s reshab pants are under the scrutiny of orthopedics and plastic surgeons. his condition is stable. His detailed medical bulletin will be released as soon as he is examined.then go to next step‘” he said in an official statement.
Official update on Rishab Pants condition released by Dehradun’s Max Hospital after horrific car crash
When the accident happened, Punt was driving from Delhi to his home in Roorkee to surprise his mother and spend New Years with his family. Police reportedly said Punt fell asleep while driving the car and caused the accident.
CCTV footage has been released showing the exact moment Punt’s car hit the partition.
Here’s the video:
Meanwhile, Dr Sushil Nagar, who treated the punt during the emergency, said the cricketer’s main injuries were in his “forehead and knees”.
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“Initial X-rays show no broken bones and no burns on Pant’s body, even though his car caught fire. His pants have two lacerations on his forehead, one just above his left eye. He has a torn ligament in his knee.and a scrape on his back,” Dr. Nagar was quoted by ESPNCricinfo as saying:.
Rishabh Pant was recently seen in the Second Test against Bangladesh, scoring an impressive 93 to help India win the match by three wickets. He was not named in the Indian team for the home whiteball series against Sri Lanka and was asked to report to the NCA for strength and conditioning training.