Torino defender Angelo Obinze Ogbonna has been rushed to hospital after a serious car accident in Turin this morning. Ogbonna now faces a lengthy period on the sidelines as he has fractured his shoulder.
accident happened in the Beinasco area of Turin near the Sangone stream
this morning. The stopper lost control of his Smart car, veering off
the road end ending up in the torrent. He was pulled out from the
wreckage by fire fighters and police.
Ogbonna was then rushed to
the San Luigi di Orbassano hospital where he is receiving further
treatment. Reports claim the player is lucky to be alive as his car
flew off the ground violently.
The cause of the accident is not
yet known but it is believed fog and bad weather are the main reasons
for the sudden loss of control.
The police are currently
investigating. The young defender was outstanding against Napoli on
Sunday as Toro got back to winning ways with a 1-0 win. However, the
Italo-Nigerian is likely to be out for several weeks.
--Salvatore Landolina, Goal.com