Red Bull Honda has confirmed Leon Camier avoided any serious injuries after being struck by another bike having fallen during race one at Aragon but the British rider has been taken to hospital as a precaution.

On lap three of the initial Aragon opener Camier low-sided off at Turn 11 while running in eighth place and collected both Milwaukee Aprilia’s Lorenzo Savadori and MV Agusta’s Jordi Torres. While Savadori was able to avoid the stricken rider, hitting his Honda bike instead, an unsighted Torres struck the British rider which prompted the race to be immediately red flagged to ensure all riders involved could receive medical attention.

Camier was taken to the medical centre at Motorland Aragon and was reported to be conscious and responding while being treated at the track before being transported to a local hospital with chest injuries which are not considered as serious, according to his Red Bull Honda squad.

“Camier was treated by medical staff on site and although he is fully conscious with full movement of his limbs, he was taken to hospital in nearby Alcaniz for further assessment,” a Red Bull Honda statement confirmed. “At this stage there is no indication whether he will be fit to participate in Race 2 tomorrow.”

Red Bull Honda team manager Kervin Bos says Camier has sustained “no serious injuries” and has thanked both the circuit marshals and medical staff for their quick efforts after the nasty accident.

“Unfortunately we saw the unpleasant side of racing with the incident Leon was involved in, but thankfully he appears to have no serious injuries,” Bos said. “He has been taken to hospital for further assessment. I would like to commend the circuit and medical staff for their prompt actions after the incident.”

Both Savadori and Torres walked away from the incident unhurt but the Spanish rider was unable to restart the race due to the damage sustained to his MV Agusta. Savadori made the restart and finished in 15th place for Milwaukee Aprilia.

UPDATE FROM RED BULL HONDA:

"Leon has been diagnosed with a closed chest injury, a fracture of the posterior ribs 9, 10 and 11 on his left side with a lung contusion. His condition is stable. Leon is conscious and in good spirits and the team would like to thank all his fans and supporters for their well wishes.

"Following the hospital’s prognosis, the Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team can confirm he will not participate in Race 2 of the Aragon WorldSBK round​."​​​​​​

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