Dangers of counterfeit Oakley sunglasses laid bare as club rider is 'lucky not to be blinded' in crash

Southend Wheelers rider spends three days in hospital after crash

Jamie Maiment posted photos of his injuries and his broken sunglasses after the crash

(Image credit: Jamie Maidment/Twitter)

A club rider from Essex has sought to warn others about the dangers of counterfeit Oakley sunglasses after suffering serious facial injuries in a crash last week.

Jamie Maidment was racing in the Alan Rosner Memorial Races at Hog Hill on Easter Monday when he crashed heavily, landing on his face.

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