Pedro Acosta, underwent surgery in Barcelona


Reigning Moto3 world champion Pedroi Acosta, who is competing in the Moto2 category this season – he is eighth, 58 points behind leader Vietti – among the Red Bull KTM Ajo, underwent surgery Thursday morning at the University Hospital Dexeus de Barcelona of “a multifragmented fracture in the left femur”.

The Red Bull KTM Ajo rider had an accident while training with a cross bike in Murcia on Tuesday morning and traveled on the road by ambulance to Dexeus in Barcelona where on Wednesday they did a complete examination and prepared him for surgery on Thursday. who was Ignacio Ginebreda, from the ICATME Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, with his team.

Usually, because it is one of the longest bones in the body, an intramedullary nail is placed inside the femur, holding the bone with crossed screws to join the fracture.

The operation was “a success” and Acosta will begin a functional recovery program within 24 hours. No major injury is due and mainly in his case since Mugello started to reap good results -win at Mugello and second at the Sachsenring-, but the Shark of Mazarrón are now ahead of him, despite the loss of Assen GP , The five -week summer break. His reappearance at Silverstone on the weekend of Aug. 7, where the competition will continue, is not excluded.

Source: La Verdad


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