Cal Crutchlow has successfully undergone surgery. But Tech 3 Yamaha rider was not yet certain to return to action at the Dutch MotoGP on 25 June.
Following an accident he experienced in British MotoGP qualifying session at the weekend, Crutchlow suffered a concussion and injured collarbone. Mentioned, fractured his left collarbone in five parts.
To heal the injury, 25-year-old Briton was also had to increase the operating table. Delayed, at last operation executed successfully.
"Crutchlow has already begun the process of recovery with intensive physiotherapy, but it's still too early to know whether the 2009 Superbike world champion will be fit to participate in the GP of the Netherlands," explained Yamaha quoted as saying by Reuters.
Crutchlow explains, the team of doctors responding to a positive operating results. But he himself admits that they feel the pain.
"Unfortunately, this injury is more severe than that experienced by my colleague Colin Edwards in Catalunya, and a sense of pain and different levels of my movements."
"I've spent two days lying on his back with an indication of a neck injury, so my shoulder was swollen ... I do not know if I could race at Assen. We must wait, but I will try 100% to be there," said Crutchlow.
Previously, also suffered a collarbone injury Edwards. However, he can recover faster and even capable of podium finishes at Silverstone last weekend.