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Isle of Man TT: Jamie Hamilton 'stable' after high-speed crash

Published 19/06/2015

Isle of Man TT races 2015.
Jamie Hamilton in the senior race.
The race was stopped due to an incident at the 11th milestone. Photographer ©Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 12th June 2015
Isle of Man TT races 2015. Jamie Hamilton in the senior race. The race was stopped due to an incident at the 11th milestone. Photographer ©Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 12th June 2015
Jamie Hamilton on the TT startline in the Isle of Man today. The Ballyclare rider was injured in a crash on the second lap of the race which saw the race stopped. PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 12/6/2015: PICTURE BY STEPHEN DAVISON

Motorcyclist Jamie Hamilton is now in a "stable" condition in hospital after suffering serious injuries during a high-speed crash at the Isle of Man TT.

The 24-year-old's injuries were described as "serious but not life-threatening" following the crash during the Senior TT on June 12.

The main and final race of the Isle of Man TT was red-flagged after the incident on the Cronk-y-Voddy straight at the 11th Milestone on the second lap.

The 24-year-old Ballyclare man was taken to hospital by air ambulance after he crashed at one of the fastest parts of the 37-mile course.

The race  restarted and was rerun over four laps.

Hamilton won the Best Newcomer Award at the Isle of Man TT in 2012.

He turned his attention to road racing after he won the British 600cc Superstock Championship in 2009.

It came just days after William Dunlop was airlifted to hospital with suspected chest injuries after crashing during a practice lap at the Isle of Man TT.

The 29-year-old's injuries ruled him out of the Supersport race.

The Ballymoney rider was taken to Nobles Hospital to have his injuries assessed - but his team Tyco BMW confirmed he had not suffered any broken bones.

That was just one day after his younger brother Michael escaped serious injury when he crashed in the closing stages of Sunday's rescheduled Superbike race.

He missed out on third place in the opening race when he came off close to the finish line.

The 26-year-old was brought back in an ambulance and limped back to the paddock.

Further reading:

Racing family now praying Jamie Hamilton can make quick recovery  

William Dunlop back in the saddle for Kells outing  

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