A member of the British curling team was taken to hospital, David MelroseAfter falling out of his wheelchair in a game against Canada in Wednesday’s Paralympia game.
The ESPN As you know, the 56-year-old athlete reached for a slip stick when he flipped, fell on his shoulder and was injured after a fall. The match was stopped during his treatment and then he was taken to the hospital.
A frightening situation unfolds here.
David Melrose II of Great Britain gets medical care here. No idea what happened.
– Devin Hero (@Devin_Heroux) March 9, 2022
The British Paralympic team wrote on Twitter: “She is conscious and the British team nurse, nurse and physiologist have taken her to hospital.”
update on Tweet embed: He was taken to hospital for medical evaluation after falling out of his wheelchair. He is conscious and was accompanied to the hospital by a nurse and clinician from the British curling team after receiving initial treatment on site.
Get well soon, David
– Paralympics GB (@ParalympicsGB) March 9, 2022
Canada won the match 6-3, so the Brits, having won three times and four defeats, will have to win their remaining matches to keep fate in their own hands and advance to the semi-finals.
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