Boxer Dinesh Kumar injured in road accident near Patiala

May 27, 2014, 08:23 IST | PTI

Patiala: India's top boxer Dinesh Kumar has sustained injuries when the vehicle he was travelling in was involved in a collision with a truck near Samana, police said yesterday.

Dinesh Kumar
Dinesh Kumar 

The boxer was admitted to a private hospital here. Kumar, a member of Indian boxing team which is all set to go to Germany next month, was returning to Patiala from his residence in Bhiwani in Haryana to attend a camp here.

The international boxer was also selected for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow in July.

Asked about the mishap, which has left the boxer injured, Indian team's coach G S Sandhu, told PTI that, "the news has come as a big shock to us. We hope that he gets well soon." Kumar has received two fractures in his right arm, besides other injuries.

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