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Badminton world No. 1 Momota injured in crash in Malaysia; driver killed

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I hope for a speedy recovery.

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Real sorry for the driver and wishing for speedy recovery of all those injured.

Just watched Momota's match yesterday and he is truly a great player.

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Sorry for the driver and his family. I read somewhere he was only 20.

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I have been to KL 3 times and the crazy driving is one of my biggest memories especially on the highway that leads to the airport. Rest in peace to the driver and a speedy recovery to all involved.

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Hope for fast recovery.

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A very sad incident and best wishes for a speedy recovery to all.

Just an observation. From looking at that photo the damage to the front of the vehicle does not seems so severe. The front seat is still clearly visible and quite a distance from the impact damage. This combined with the injuries sustained by those in the back of the van leads me to believe they were not wearing seat belts.

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The front seat is still clearly visible

That is not the front seat................................. yep

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Just an observation. From looking at that photo the damage to the front of the vehicle does not seems so severe. The front seat is still clearly visible and quite a distance from the impact damage. This combined with the injuries sustained by those in the back of the van leads me to believe they were not wearing seat belts.This combined with the injuries sustained by those in the back of the van leads me to believe they were not wearing seat belts.

That isnt the front seat you are looking at! Your powers of assumption, not observation, are working overtime!

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Horrible driving in a lot of these countries, often with tragic consequences. RIP to the driver, and I hope the others recover soon. No doubt some on the IOC will curse him for getting in an accident and nearly dying so close to his expected gold medal for Japan, but I don't give one iota about how this will affect his performance at the moment, I only care that he is okay.

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