Michael Bleekemolen was injured in a skiing accident and is currently treated in a hospital in Austria for his injuries.
World of EuroNASCAR have learned that EuroNASCAR 2 veteran driver Michael Bleekemolen is currently hospitalized after a skiing accident, as per the official announcement released by Race Planet Bleekemolen earlier today.
“Michael Bleekemolen was injured during an accident on the slopes. He is currently being treated in an Austrian hospital for his injuries,” said Race Planet Bleekemolen.
“The collision on the ski slope left him with four broken ribs, a punctured lung and a possibility of a broken shoulder. Michael also became unconscious for more than half an hour and he was taken by helicopter to the hospital. The 73-year-old Bleekemolen is being cared for in the hospital.”
The news of Bleekemolen’s skiing accident was first reported by Grand Prix Radio’s Gijs Leuvenink on 21 January. Leuvenink, the host of Grand Prix Radio’s podcast ‘F1 at the Table’ that regularly featured Michael as one of the guests, revealed on his report that the accident was caused after Michael was hit by a snowboarder during his descent.
World of EuroNASCAR wishes Michael a speedy recovery as he continues to be treated for his injuries.
Get well soon Michael!
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2 thoughts on “Michael Bleekemolen Hospitalized After Skiing Accident”
Skiing is dangerous , and I promise you to come back on the real track very soon.
At the end of this week back to the Netherlands with a ambulance ( more dangerous than 50 years racing ).
See you in Valencia
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It’s good to hear from you on this! Speedy recovery to you Michael!