Conor Cummins Praises Marshals and Medics Who Have Helped Him Following Dainese Senior TT Accident

June 15 2010

TT Rider Conor Cummins, has praised the marshals and medics who helped him at the scene. Conor who came off at the Verandah on the mountain section of the course in the Dainese TT Race on the Isle of Man on Friday 11th June, is recovering in Nobles Hospital on the Isle of Man. He said: “I don’t know the names of the people who helped me but the marshals and medics were superb from the moment I had the accident. I’d also like to thank all of the staff in the Accident and Emergency Ward at Nobles Hospital who have been brilliant since I arrived.” Conor has sustained a back injury, a fractured arm, a dislocated knee and bruising to the lungs. He also wants to thank all the members of the public for their kind messages of support. He said: “I have been really heartened to receive lots of cards and goodwill messages. I’ve even received toys from children which is very kind.” Although Conor will not compete again this season he is determined to return to racing as soon as possible. He said, “I know that I have a lot of hard work ahead of me this winter but I will be doing everything I can to be fully fit and competitive for the start of next season.” Sidecar passenger Joseph Shardlow is described as comfortable and improving while Pete Alton requires further treatment on a leg injury. Guy Martin will probably be discharged from hospital either today or tomorrow. Karsten Schmidt has been transferred to a hospital in Germany.

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