England's Matt Walls escaped serious injury in a horror crash at the Lee Valley VeloPark on Sunday in the Commonwealth Games' scratch race qualifying event.
Both Walls and his bike were thrown into the crowd after an eight-man incident on the final lap.
Walls, a gold medallist for Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympics in the omnium, was treated in the stands for over half an hour before being taken to hospital for "precautionary checks", as Team England reported on social media.
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Spectators were also caught up in the accident, with one covered in blood and taken away in a wheelchair.
The 24-year-old was later discharged from hospital with "stitches in his forehead, scrapes and bruises", but no major injuries.
"Thank you everyone for the messages and support!" Walls tweeted after leaving hopsital.
"I’ve somehow come away with no serious injures just a few stitches and pretty banged up.
"I really hope everyone else involved is ok including the spectators that may have been injured."
A Birmingham 2022 spokesperson said that two spectators had been attended to by the on-site medical team and did not require hospital treatment.
As well as Walls, the Isle of Man's Matt Bostock was also injured and transported to hospital, while Canadian Mathias Guillemette was disqualified from the race for causing the initial crash.
The session was subsequently called off, with fans ushered away from the venue while Walls was still being tended to.
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In addition to his international representation, Walls is part of the Bora-Hansgrohe cycling team and won the Gran Piemonte one-day classic in 2021.
He also has a silver Olympic medal from the Toyko madison alongside Ethan Hayter.
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