Jerez, July 19 (SocialNews.XYZ) A fall at Turn 3 while fighting for the podium has resulted in a broken right humerus for the reigning world champion, who will travel to Barcelona for surgery.
After mounting an incredible comeback in the Spanish GP, Marquez suffered a high side at Turn 3 and came down heavily on his right arm, a statement said.
As a result, the eight-time world champion has suffered a transverse diaphyseal fracture to his right humerus. MotoGP medical staff have confirmed there is no other serious head or thoracic trauma but will remain under observation for 12 hours.
Marquez will travel to the Hospital Universitari Dexeus in Barcelona on Monday and is aiming to be operated on by Xavier Mir and his team on Tuesday.
Recovery time is as yet unknown, the Repsol Honda Team will provide an update after the operation, the statement added.