Pant was travelling from Delhi to Roorkee.
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The cricketer suffered injuries on his back, forehead, and leg and has been admitted to MAX hospital in Dehradun.
According to SK Singh, the Superintendent of Police, Haridwar (Rural), Pant fell asleep while driving his vehicle.
“He was going to Roorkee to meet his relatives. The accident happened because he fell asleep at the wheel a kilometre ahead of Narsan towards Roorkee,” SK Singh told ANI.
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Pant’s condition is stable according to hospital authorities.
“Cricketer Rishabh Pant is under the observation of Orthopedics and plastic surgeons. His condition is stable. A detailed medical bulletin will be released once he’s examined. Thereafter, we’ll take the next steps,” said Dr Ashish Yagnik, Max Hospital, Dehradun.
Pant was alone in the car when he met with the accident on the Delhi-Dehradun highway.
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Pant was left out of the upcoming limited-overs series against Sri Lanka. The star stumper played a big role in India’s two-Test series win against Bangladesh. Pant had scored a match-winning knock of 93 in the second Test in Mirpur.
Pant has scored 2,271 runs in 33 Tests so far with the help of five centuries and 11 fifties. He has also represented the country in 30 ODIs and 66 T20Is.