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Doctors will keep Amy Pieters in an induced coma

The Dutch, Amy Pieters, 30, who lost consciousness on Thursday afternoon after a collision in a road training near Calpe and was later transferred to the hospital by helicopter, undergoing surgery that night on her head, He has been in an induced coma since then and will continue the next few days, as announced by his team, the SDWorx: “The Spanish doctors at the Alicante hospital have decided, in consultation with several Dutch doctors, keep Amy Pieters in an artificial coma for at least three more days. Doctors emphasize that extra rest at this stage provides a better chance of recovery. “

During the operation, the doctors took the pressure off his head that had been caused by a fall during training with the Dutch team. The squad reports that the medics will not be able to assess any damage until they have awakened Pieters. “At the moment no further announcements can be made about the accident and we ask everyone to respect the privacy of those involved. Everyone at Team SD Worx is extremely upset and our thoughts are with Amy and her family. “

The Dutch, with great skills in track cycling and who signed for 2021 and 2022 for the SD Worx team, World Tour category, He has a total of 17 victories in his long career. This season the Dutch was proclaimed national champion of her country and spent the last four seasons in the Boels-Dolsmans Cycling Team, UCI category.

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