Promising South African cyclist in coma after being hit by driver

Seventeen-year-old Jessie Munton, a Youth Commonwealth Games athlete, needs €100,000 for rehabilitation

Jessie Munton
(Image credit: Go Fund Me)

A promising young South African cyclist has been left in a coma after being struck by a car driver during a training ride. Her family are now hoping to raise €100,000 to help her rehabilitation.

Jessie Munton, 17, was hit by a driver while training in January for the South African nationals. "Despite clear skies the driver... failed to see her on the road's edge," her brother, Byron, wrote on her GoFundMe page.

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