Sale Sharks Danny Cipriani Hit By Bus

25 April 2013, 14:28

Sale Sharks player Danny Cipriani's recovering in hospital after being hit by a bus on a night out in Leeds

Cipriani's club Sale Sharks said he suffered concussion and was X-rayed after the accident on Wednesday night.

The 25 year old former England fly-half Cipriani was out with his Sale team-mates.

A spokesman for the company First Bus said:

"A pedestrian suddenly ran into the road and collided with a First Bus travelling at a safe speed.

"The police have investigated this incident and have reported that First and its driver are not at fault.

"We understand the pedestrian is an England rugby international, and we wish him a speedy recovery.''

Cipriani, is nearing the end of his first season with the Aviva Premiership club.

The Sharks, who were involved in a fight against relegation for much of this season, are now safe in English rugby 's top flight.

They have one league game left this term, at home to Wasps on May 4.

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