Ian Hutchinson’s recovery from injury took another setback today when the Isle of Man TT winner sustained an apparent broken leg while riding an off-road bike at the MCN Motorcycle Show.
The British Superbike website announced that the Swan Yamaha rider was taken toCoventryhospital where he will undergo further assessments to determine the extent of the injury.
Hutchinsonbadly broke his leg in 2010 at the final round of the British Supersport series when he crashed badly at Silverstone and was run over. The injury was so severe that doctors discussed the need for amputation beforeHutchinsonprotested.
Since winning a record breaking haul of all five solo class wins at the Isle of Man in 2010 the Yorkshire rider has had nothing but bad luck. Having signed for Swan Yamaha for the British Superbike and Road Racing calendar for the coming year the future had looked bright forHutchinson.
Now he is once again fighting a serious injury as he attempts to return to racing.