November 27, 2014
SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) - Lindsey Vonn crashed and apparently hurt her right knee during a super-G at the world championships Tuesday and was taken to a hospital by helicopter.
Austria's ski federation president says doctors told him that Vonn tore her cruciate and lateral ligaments. Peter Schroecksnadel adds that this is "the only injury she has, nothing besides this."
The U.S. team gave no immediate update on Vonn's condition but said it would release a statement later Tuesday.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.