Andrews critical after North West crash

Published Saturday, 17 May 2014
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English rider Simon Andrews is in a critical condition in hospital after crashing at the North West 200 on Saturday.

Andrews critical after North West crash
The incident happened during the Superstock race. (© Pacemaker)

The incident happened at the approach to Metropole during the Superstock race at about 3.30pm.

Andrews was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast where he is receiving treatment for injuries which have been described as critical.

Saturday's incident comes after Frenchman Franck Petricola had to be airlifted from the North Coast after the collision during the Superstock practice session earlier this week.

He was also in a critical condition and has been receiving treatment at the RVH.

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9 Comments
Alison in Worcestershire wrote (188 days ago):
Praying for you Simon.Get well soon,the are a lot of us rooting for you xx
Clive Davies in Henstridge wrote (188 days ago):
Every best wish for your speedy and complete recovery Simon. Racing is important but you are far more so.
stephen in banbridge wrote (188 days ago):
wishing simon Andrews and frank petricola in the rvh in Belfast a speedy recovery
JClements in Larne wrote (188 days ago):
Speedy recovery simon
Alan gracey in Maze Lisburn wrote (188 days ago):
Thoughts and prayers for friends and families Alan G
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