“As a result of a malfunction of the lift in their home, the lift doors opened on the third floor when the lift was waiting at the fourth floor. Sir Stirling stepped through the doors on the third floor and dropped three storeys down the lift shaft to the concrete base.
“He broke both ankles and four bones in his feet in the fall, as well as damage to some vertebrae. Amazingly, he did not suffer any internal injuries. He was initially admitted to London Hospital and then moved yesterday following the intervention of Professor Sid Watkins to Princess Grace Hospital, where he was operated upon.
wuffy wrote:Idiot much? How could not notice the elevator inside not actually being there?
Colin wrote:Heaps of people on this site have had to take extended time off the bike following injury. Luck / idiot ever a factor there?
dented wrote:He was in NZ in January, at Hampton Downs for the Festival of Speed thing. His ankles were fine at the time I believe.
pedalingkiwi wrote:dented wrote:He was in NZ in January, at Hampton Downs for the Festival of Speed thing. His ankles were fine at the time I believe.
I was at Hampton Downs and didn't hear any mention of him being there - but then again I have been wrong sometimes