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Mark Cavendish may be out of hospital today

Photo Credit: Deceuninck-QuickStep

Rider broke two ribs in crash at Ghent Six Day

Mark Cavendish's team says the cyclist broke two ribs on his left side in a crash during the Ghent Six Day event at the weekend.

He was competing in the Madison when he came off his bike - the Manx Missile was taken to hospital and kept in overnight.

Deceuninck-Quickstep say he also has a small pneumothorax or collapsed lung

The team expects him to released from hospital either today or tomorrow morning - he will then have a period of recuperation.

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