Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant met with an accident on his way to Uttrakhand from Delhi. He was driving his Mercedes car at the time of the incident. The car collided with a divider and got fire. Rishabh Pant had to break the windshield to come out of the car.
• Rishabh Pant has been shifted to Max hospital in Dehradun after he met an accident
• He dozed off while driving his car from Delhi to Uttrakhand
• Uttrakhand government will bear the cost of his treatment
Where Did Rishabh Pant Meet The Accident?
DGP Ashok Kumar told the media that incident took place at Mohammedpur Jat near Roorkee at around 5:30 am. Rishabh Pant was driving his Mercedes car to Uttrakhand when he dozed off resulting in a collision with the divider. The car caught fire due to the accident and the cricketer had to break the windshield to come out of the car.
Rishabh Pant was moved to the Roorkee hospital for primary treatment from where he was shifted to Max hospital in Dehradun. He has sustained injuries to his head, knee, and shin. Also, there could be a fracture in his leg.
Uttrakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami said that the entire cost of his treatment will be borne by the state. Also, the air ambulance facility will be provided to the cricketer, if required.
What Is The Cricketing Career Of Rishabh Pant?
Rishabh Pant is a wicket-keeper and has been regular in the Indian cricket team after the retirement of MS Dhoni. His role was crucial in India’s second successive Test series victory in Australia in 2020/21. Also, he played a big role in the Test series against Bangladesh earlier this month. India won the series 2-0 with Rishabh Pant scoring 46 and 93. But he was recently dropped from the T20I team and announced for the series against Sri Lanka.
Rishabh Pant was in Dubai for Christmas celebrations with MS Dhoni and his family. He was supposed to join National Cricket Academy ahead of Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia in February 2023.