Carlos Checa out of hospital after Phillip Island crash

Tuesday, February 26 2013

Carlo Checa has now been discharged from Melbourne hospital and is back with his family after a crash during the first race of the inaugural World Superbike session at Phillip Island last weekend.

The Ducati Team Alstare rider crashed into BMW Motorrad GoldBet’s Marco Melandri; falling from his bike and knocking himself unconscious. He was taken to hospital by helicopter, with doctors keeping him in for observation after the impact to the head.

The Catalan rider says he is now focussing on putting the crash behind him and looking forward to being fully prepared for the next round of the Championship which takes place at Spain’s Motorland Aragon circuit.