“We have excellent news from the hospital in Sosnowiec! @FabioJakobsen is awake now from the coma. Condition is ‘good’,” the Tour of Poland stated on Twitter.
We have excellent news from the hospital in Sosnowiec! @FabioJakobsen is awake now from the coma. Condition is “good”.… https://t.co/c2bITSWnyf
— Tour de Pologne (@Tour_de_Pologne) 1596800169000
The hospital the place the 23-year-old rising star is being handled in southern Poland was additionally as a consequence of give an replace after he sustained accidents to the face.
Jakobsen was thrown into and over a barrier at 80 kilometres (50 miles) an hour on Wednesday as he raced elbow-to-elbow with fellow Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen within the opening stage of the Tour of Poland in Katowice.
Groenewegen veered all of the sudden to the best, squeezing his rival into the safety wall. Jakobsen somersaulted over the limitations earlier than colliding with a race official.
Fabio Jakobsen, left, hits aspect limitations at first of a crash with Dylan Groenewegen, 2nd left. (AP Photo)
Groenewegen went on to win the stage however was later disqualified with Jakobsen declared the winner.
Jakobsen was left preventing for his life and underwent a five-hour operation instantly after the accident.
Pawel Gruenpeter, deputy head of the hospital, on Thursday stated his situation had improved however was nonetheless “severe however steady” as he was taken out of the coma.
Groenewegen on Thursday additionally apologised saying: “I am unable to discover the phrases to explain how sorry I’m for Fabio and the others who fell or have been affected.
“I’m occupied with him on a regular basis,” he wrote.
The Katowice prosecutor’s workplace has opened an investigation into the accident.
Police have additionally gathered data of the crash, together with the bikes of the injured riders.