Croatia's Gabric injured in car crash

BY foxsports • May 24, 2011

Doctors say Croatia midfielder Drago Gabric remains in a coma on Tuesday after brain injuries he sustained in a car crash.

The crash happened on Monday on a rain-drenched highway near Split on the Adriatic coast.

Doctors say Gabric, who plays for Ankaragucu in the Turkish Super League on loan from Trabzonspor, sustained a fractured skull and has been unconscious since he was transported to a hospital in Split. A passenger in the car driven by Gabric suffered minor injuries.

The 25-year-old Gabric has played five matches for Croatia since 2009, scoring once. He was in Croatia's squad for the European Championship qualifier against Georgia on June 3 in Split.

He is the son of former Croatian goalkeeper Tonci Gabric.

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