Snetterton BSB test: Byrne taken to hospital for checks after crash

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Reigning Bennetts British Superbike Champion Shane Byrne has been taken to Norfolk Hospital following a crash in this morning’s opening session at the Snetterton test.

Byrne fell at Palmer’s and was briefly unconscious before being taken to the circuit medical centre. He was then transferred to hospital by ambulance.

Medical update at 18:00: Byrne has undergone further assessment and scansthis afternoon. He is conscious and alert but remains under observationand is receiving treatment for neck and back injuries.

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