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Business Mogul, Richard Branson Survives Bike Crash

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Billionaire entrepreneur and founder of Virgin, Richard Branson badly damaged his cheek and suffered severe cuts to his knee, chin, shoulder and body.

“I was heading down a hill towards Leverick Bay when it suddenly got really dark and I managed to hit a traffic hump in the road head on”, Richard said.

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The Virgin Group boss hit a hump in the road on Virgin Gorda, one of the islands in the Carribbean, catapulting him into the road.

The 66-year-old Branson posted pictures of his bloodied face on social media on Friday, showing the gruesome injuries that included a cracked cheek, torn ligaments and severe cuts.

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“I was heading down a hill towards Leverick Bay when it suddenly got really dark and I managed to hit a traffic hump in the road head on.

“My life was literally flashing before my eyes.”

Branson said he was lucky that his shoulder and cheek took the brunt of the impact.

‘Wearing a helmet saved his life, he said.

He added: “My attitude has always been, if you fall flat on your face, at least you’re moving forward.”

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