Kento Momota involves in a car accident has nasal bone fracture, laceration woundsJanuary 13, 2020
- Men’s singles world No 1 Kento Momota was among four people injured in a van crash in Malaysia on Monday which left their driver dead, the country’s badminton federation confirmed on Monday.
Momotawas in Kuala Lumpur for the Malaysia Masters Super 500 event where he defeated former world No 1 Viktor Axelsen in the final to continue his remarkable run in the circuit.
- Van driver, N Bavan passed away while Japan badminton team members — player Kento Momota (multiple laceration wounds over the face and right maxillary sinus and nasal bone fracture), assistant coach, Hirayama Yu (laceration wound over right shin),
physio, Morimoto Akifumi (cerebral concussion and closed fracture) and Hawkeye system operator, William Thomas (laceration wound over foreheadand lower limbs) — sustained few injuriesbut are in a stable condition.