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Caroline Buchanan: Olympic cyclist injured in car crash

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Caroline Buchanan has eight world titles in BMX and mountain bike racing
Two-time Olympian and world cycling champion Caroline Buchanan has suffered serious injuries in a car accident in her native Australia.Buchanan, 27, posted an image on Instagram of herself in hospital with a bloodied face and wearing a neck brace.She wrote that she had a broken nose and sternum and a collapsed lung.Local media reported the accident involved a single vehicle and happened in New South Wales, but further details were not yet clear.Warning: Confronting image below
"I wouldn't say 2017 ended quite as planned. It's been a rough couple of days in ICU after a vehicle roll," Buchanan said in her caption."I just moved to a private room and everything is moving in a positive recovery direction."She wished her followers a happy new year and said "off season just got a little more tough!!", in a post that has drawn thousands of comments.
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I wouldn't say 2017 ended quite as planned. Its been a rough couple of days in ICU after a vehicle roll. I just moved to a private room and everything is moving in a positive recovery direction. Injuries are... Broken sternum, broken nose, collapsed lungs. I'll will keep you guys up to date as we go. Happy New Year! Off season just got a little more tough!![/img]
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Caroline Buchanan: Olympic cyclist injured in car crash

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Buchanan has three BMX and five mountain bike world titles, and competed in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.Most recently she took out the mountain bike 4-cross world title in August and was named Canberra's female athlete of the year in November.
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