Olympic skier Vonn airlifted to hospital after crash in Austria
The four time Wold Cup Champion Lindsey Vonn was airlifted to a hospital following a serious crash in Schladming, Austria.
The accident occurred Tuesday after Vonn lost balance on her right leg while landing after a jump at the Alpine World Ski Championships.
Vonn then collided with a gate before coming to a halt. Her injuries are not life threatening, but she is being treated for a “complex knee injury”.
Vonn’s accident comes only days after X-Games snowmobiler, Caleb Moore died as a result of injuries he sustained in a crash.