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Lech Walesa's son in 'serious' condition after motorcycle accident

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Peter Gentle 05.09.2011 00:24
Member of the European Parliament Jaroslaw Walesa, son of Lech Walesa, has undergone emergency spine surgery at the Military Medical Clinic in Warsaw after a horrific motorcycle crash on Friday.

Crash scene, Friday; photo - PAP/Marcin Bednarski

Jaroslaw Walesa was rushed in a critical state by a rescue service helicopter after being hit by a passenger car while riding his motorcycle.

The accident occurred near Sierpc, in the central Mazovia region, on the route between Gdansk and Warsaw.

A spokesman for the clinic said that besides the spine injury Jaroslaw Walesa suffered heavy internal injuries and a number of leg and hip fractures.

His condition remains serious but “stable” according to doctors. (ss)

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