Wiggins leaves hospital after crash

Bradley Wiggins, who lives in Eccleston, near Chorley

Bradley Wiggins, who lives in Eccleston, near Chorley

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Tour de France victor Bradley Wiggins has been released from hospital after he was injured in a collision with a van.

Wiggins, 32, was thought to have suffered broken ribs and a dislocated finger as he was thrown off his bike near his home in Lancashire last night.

A wing-mirror at the scene of a crash in Wrightington, Lancashire in which Tour de France cycling champion and Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins was involved in at about 6pm yesterday.
A wing-mirror at the scene of a crash in Wrightington, Lancashire in which Tour de France cycling champion and Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins was involved in at about 6pm yesterday.

The 32-year-old, who also scooped gold in the time trial at this summer’s Olympic Games in London, was involved in the collision with a van in Wrightington, close to his home in Eccleston, near Chorley.

 

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