Cycling, Carera accident: serious but stable conditions, no damage to brain and heart

Cycling, Carera accident: serious but stable conditions, no damage to brain and heart
Cycling, Carera accident: serious but stable conditions, no damage to brain and heart

The manager of Pogacar and Nibali, hospitalized at the Niguarda in Milan, is always in a coma in very serious conditions, but the doctors positively evaluate the first night well overcome. The video of inciting his runners

There is the whole world of cycling, ideally, in the intensive care of the Niguarda hospital in Milan. Here since Friday night, Johnny Carera, the well-known manager from Bergamo who follows, among others, Pogacar and Nibali, has been hospitalized in a coma, in very serious conditions. Carera, who was returning home after participating in the Fan Club party of the professional Alessandro Covi in ​​Taino (Varese), was hit by a truck, in the wrong direction, at the Agrate Brianza tollbooth.

Explains his brother Alex, who has managed the A&J Allsports agency with him since 1997: “Johnny spent the night in stable conditions, and this is considered a positive aspect by the doctors. It hasn’t gotten worse. The main problem remains the condition of the left lung, which collapsed due to the impact and shows an important blood bag. Johnny cannot breathe on his own, and right now there is nothing to do but wait. The chest has very heavy injuries, there are fractures of numerous ribs and of the left collarbone, and due to his condition my brother cannot now be operated on, the situation is too critical. In the meantime, good news comes from the brain and heart tests, which went well: the two organs were not affected by the very violent deceleration of the impact “.

From Montecarlo All professionals do not fail to make their closeness to Johnny Carera felt. The riders engaged this afternoon in Montecarlo in the Criterium of Champions for charity, from Pogacar to Formolo and Battistella, sent a video of encouragement to Johnny. And Vincenzo Nibali, now a symbol of the Carera brothers’ agency for all the years he spent with Alex and Johnny, from home he became a special secretary to give information and assistance.

November 28 – 6:30 PM

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