MotoGP: Oliveira Broke, Dislocated Left Humerus In Crash At Jerez

MotoGP: Oliveira Broke, Dislocated Left Humerus In Crash At Jerez

© 2023, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. By David Swarts.

On the original start of the MotoGP race Sunday at Jerez, Monster Energy Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo crashed going into Turn Two and took down CryptoDATA RNF MotoGP Team rider Miguel Oliveira.

Initially, Oliveira’s team reported he had dislocated his left humerus (upper arm bone) at the shoulder and that it was put back in place by medical staff at the track. The team also stated scans revealed no fractures, but Oliveira was being transported to a local hospital for further examination.

Today, the team announced that Oliveira has suffered a fracture in his left humerus and it will provide more updates on his condition in the coming days.

Lorenzo Savadori, the official Aprilia test rider, rode Oliveira’s Aprilia RS-GP in his place during the IRTA test Monday at Jerez.

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