Doctors feared paralysis after Victoria Williamson's Rotterdam crash

Victoria Williamson says doctors thought she would be left paralysed after her crash at the Rotterdam Six Day but now she is out of hospital and continuing her recovery

Track cyclist Victoria Williamson counts herself lucky not to be paralysed after doctors feared that could be the outcome of her crash at the Rotterdam Six Day.

The sprinter fractured her neck and back, suffered a dislocated pelvis and slipped a disc in her neck in the crash, which resulted in the racing being cancelled for the day at the event.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.