Lance Armstrong Hospitalized After Crash In Race

Mar. 23 2009, Published 4:57 a.m. ET

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Biking superstar Lance Armstrong was involved in a serious accident today during a race in Spain.

Armstrong, a seven-time Tour De France champion and cancer survivor, was taken to Rio Carrion hospital via ambulance, and might have injured his collarbone after crashing in a pile-up during the first day of a five-day race.   

Armstrong was seen grimacing and trying to hold his right arm as he entered the ambulance.

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Armstrong, 37, planning on a comeback, was racing with the Astana team in Vuelta of Castilla and Leon race when the collision occurred.

In all, about 15 to 20 riders fell.

(Photo: Splash News Online)


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