John Kerry bicycle accident: US Secretary of State flown to hospital following France crash

The US Secretary of State John Kerry has been flown to hospital after

a bike accident in France.

Mr Kerry was reported to have suffered an injury to his leg following

the incident in Haute-Savoie, but was described as being in a stable


In a statement, a spokesman for the State Department said Mr Kerrywas

flown to Geneva University Hospital following a crash near Scionzier

in the French Alps.

Mr Kerry did not lose consciousness, and was accompanied by a

motorcade at thetime that include paramedics and a doctor.

The Secretary of State has been working in Geneva to try and come to a

nuclear agreement with Iran and a host of world powers, and held six

hours of meetings with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on


Speaking yesterday, Zarif implied that there had been no major

breakthrough and that the talks would be continuing for up to a month.

"We have decided to work full time for the next three or four weeks to

see whether or not it will be possible to reach an agreement," he


There was no immediate confirmation from the State Department as to

whether talks will be postponed following Mr Kerry's injury.

Credit: Independent.co.uk

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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