April 6, 2006
American rider Raison slips into coma after fall
PARIS (Reuters) - American Credit Agricole rider Saul
Raisin has slipped into a coma after crashing on the first
stage of the Circuit de la Sarthe race, his team announced on
"After the doctors detected a haemorrhage, they attempted
surgery which turned out to be impossible to conduct. He is in
a coma and we are very concerned," Credit Agricole team
official Michel Laurent said.
his own when he fell from his bike toward the end of Tuesday's
Circuit de la Sarthe's stage.