Andrea Dovizioso, fracture and emergency operation ...

The Ducati rider suffered a broken collarbone in a motocross race and underwent emergency surgery to be present at the start of the MotoGP tournament on July 19.

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The Italian Andrea Dovizioso, team driver Ducati de MotoGP, the left shoulder clavicle after suffering a fall during a motocross event in his country.

The 34-year-old from Forlimpopoli crashed during the first race of the regional motocross championship held at the cross-track Mount Coralli from Faenza, located in the Emilia-Romagna region, northern Italy.

Later, he was transferred to the local hospital, where the first X-rays suggested a fracture of the sternal clavicle of the left shoulder, forcing him to undergo immediate surgery.

“After suffering an accident during a motocross race in Faenza, Andrea Dovizioso has suffered an injury to his left clavicle. After consulting with Dr. Porcellini, Dovi decided to proceed with surgery in Modena to be fit in time for the start of the 2020 MotoGP season. ", confirmed the Ducati team on the social network Twitter.

In this way, Dovizioso will be conditioned to start the MotoGP World Championship, currently stopped by the coronavirus pandemic and which is scheduled to resume. 19 July with the Spanish Grand Prix en  Jerez de la Frontera.

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