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TT fans flown to UK for further treatment

Mon, 10 Jun 2013


Three spectators who were injured on Senior Race Day have been transferred to the UK for further treatment.

They were among 11 people who were hurt after TT rider Jonathan Howarth lost control of his bike on Bray Hill moments after starting Friday’s race.

The three people were operated on at Noble’s Hospital for serious limb injuries and have now been transferred to trauma centres in the UK for ongoing specialist care.

A fourth, who also underwent surgery, is set to be discharged from Noble’s in the next few days.

Orthopaedic surgeon Ian Wright says the majority of injuries were to the lower body:

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