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Cudicini badly injured in accident

Goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini was involed in an accident when his motorbike collided with a car in London on Thursday.
Goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini was involed in an accident when his motorbike collided with a car in London on Thursday.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini has been involved in a serious accident after his BMW superbike collided with a car
  • Cudicini's injuries have been described as "possibly life-changing" by a spokesperson for London Metropolitan Police
  • Tottenham have confirmed the 36-year-old goalkeeper has fractured his wrists and injured his pelvis
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(CNN) -- Tottenham goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini has suffered "potentially life-changing injuries" after the English Premier League player was involved in a motorcycle accident in London.

Cudicini was admitted to hospital after his BMW superbike collided with a Ford Fiesta on Forest Road, Walthamstow, east London at 10.30am on Thursday.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: "London Ambulance Service, Hems [helicopter emergency medical service] and police attended and discovered the 36-year-old male motorcyclist suffering from injuries described by LAS as possibly life-changing.

"He has been taken to an east London hospital for further assessment and treatment."

The female driver and a child passenger walked away from the car, and did not require hospital treatment.

A statement on the Tottenham Web site confirmed that the club were monitoring the player's health and are expected to release further details of the extent of his injuries in the next 24 hours.

The statement said: "Carlo has fractured his wrists and injured his pelvis after being involved in a road accident this morning.

"The 36-year-old Italian goalkeeper has been admitted to hospital and undergone scans under the supervision of club medical staff.

"The club will update supporters on Carlo as soon as there is any further information."

Cudicini arrived at Spurs in January on a free transfer following a decade at Chelsea where he made his name after joining the club from Castel Di Sangro in 1999.