Local TT rider Faragher ‘stable’ in hospital

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Injured TT competitor Joe Faragher remains stable in hospital after an incident at the 26th Milestone during the Superstock race last week.

A TT spokesman said the Isle of Man rider was taken to hospital by the airmed helicopter with fractures and was later transferred to the UK for treatment.

The incident on the second lap of the race claimed the life of British Supersport and Superbike racer Karl Harris. ]

The race, which was postponed to Tuesday, June 3, from Monday’s schedule, continued with marshals displaying waved yellow flags on the approach to the 26th Milestone.

A mechanic working for Grant Wagstaff who was engulfed in flames during the Supersport 2 race on Wednesday was treated in hospital immediately afterwards and then released.

Austrian Horst Saiger, who crashed at Pinfold Cottage in Friday’s Senior TT, was treated in hospital and released on Saturday.

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