Wiggins keen to return quickly

Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins was "looking forward to getting back on the bike" as he continued to recover from injuries sustained in a road accident. A 44-year-old woman has been interviewed by Lancashire police following the incident.

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Bradley Wiggins 'was blue' by the time ambulance arrived

The Lancashire Evening Post has quoted the attendant at a petrol forecourt where Bradley Wiggins is thought to have been injured in a collision.

Yasmin Smith says she went to help the Olympic cyclist after the incident:

By the time I got there he had moved to a safer place but was still on the ground and he was in a lot of pain.

He said he thought he had broken his ribs and while a lot of police cars arrived it was about 15 minutes before the ambulance got there by which time he was blue.

– yasmin smith, garage attendant

Extent of Bradley Wiggins' injuries not clear

Bradley Wiggins celebrates winning the Men's Individual Time Trial on day five of the London Olympic Games Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Police have not said whether Bradley Wiggins' injuries are serious enough to jeopardise his cycling career.

According to the Lancashire Evening Post, the collision happened at 6pm this evening when a white Astra van pulled out of a petrol station forecourt on Crow Orchard Road.


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