Rishabh Pant Accident: Pant's condition is improving, DDCA is in action mode, preparing for airlift
Cricketer Rishabh Pant, who was injured in a car accident, has been admitted to Max Hospital in the capital Dehradun. His condition is said to be stable.
Cricketer Rishabh Pant, who was injured in a car accident, has been admitted to Max Hospital in the capital Dehradun. His condition is said to be stable. A team of five specialist doctors is treating Pant. The team includes several specialist doctors including surgeons and orthopedic surgeons. The hospital management is sharing information regarding treatment directly with the family members and the BCCI itself.
According to news agency ANI, DDCA director Shyam Sharma said, 'A team of Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) is leaving for Max Hospital in Dehradun. Where she will monitor Pant's condition. If need be, we will shift him to Delhi and there is a high possibility that we will airlift him for plastic surgery.
MRI of ankle and knee was postponed for a day
Due to pain and swelling, the MRI scan of Pant's ankle and knee was postponed by a day. The doctors who are treating Pant at Max Hospital in Dehradun suspect that the wicketkeeper has a ligament injury in his right knee. That's why splinting has been done above the knee. At the same time, there is a possibility of a ligament injury in his right ankle. At present, Pant's condition is stable, he is conscious and talking.
BCCI doctors are also in constant touch with Max Hospital. According to the information, it may take him about 9 months to recover from the ligament injury. Significantly, cricketer Rishabh Pant's car collided with the divider on the Delhi-Dehradun highway at around 5.30 am on Friday.
Pant was seriously injured in many places
Please inform that the ligament in Pant's right knee has been torn in the road accident and his right wrist, ankle, and toe were also injured. According to the information, the BCCI medical team will now treat Rishabh Pant's ligament injury. It is learned that now the Indian board has told Max Hospital that the entire responsibility of treating the ligament will now be with the BCCI medical team. After discharge from Max Hospital, Pant will be shifted to Mumbai where the BCCI doctors will examine the condition of the injured ligament of the foot and see what grade the ligament is.
This is how the accident happened
Rishabh Pant was going by road from Delhi to his home in Roorkee on Friday (December 30). He was driving his own Mercedes Benz car. Due to dozing off in sleep, the balance of his car deteriorated and it hit the divider. After this, Pant tried to get out by breaking the windscreen, which his bus driver and conductor helped. Pant wanted to surprise his mother on the occasion of New Year.