Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant seriously injured in road accident


Cricketer Rishabh Pant was injured after he met with an accident early Friday morning. He was travelling from Delhi to Uttarakhand when his car hit a divider.Rishabh Pant’s Mercedes caught fire after the collision.

He has suffered burn injuries but his condition is not serious, said police.

The 25-year-old said he lost control of the car as he dozed off while driving, said Ashok Kumar, Uttarakhand Director General of Police .

Rishabh Pant was alone in the car at the time of the accident and broke a window to escape.

He has been referred to Max hospital in Dehradun.

Pant, who was alone in the car, has suffered injuries on his back, forehead and leg. Pant was driving his car when he met with the accident on the Delhi-Dehradun highway.

According to photographs from the site, the car was seen in a badly burnt condition.

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami tweeted in Hindi,” Praying for the speedy recovery of cricketer Rishabh Pant, who was injured in a vehicle accident, have directed the officials to ensure all possible arrangements for his treatment.”

More details awaited.