July 25, 2016  

Heather Mills Suffers Serious Shoulder Injury in Skiing Accident

May 13, 2011 (2:25 am) GMT
The ex-wife of Paul McCartney was airlifted to hospital after having a serious skiing accident while practicing slalom on the Moelltal Glacier in Austria.

Sir 's ex-wife has been airlifted to hospital in Austria following a serious skiing accident. star's former partner, who lost a leg in a motorcycle accident in 1993, fell on the slopes on Wednesday, May 11 during training with the British Disabled Ski Team in the Austrian Alps.

The 43 year old was reportedly practicing slalom on the Moelltal Glacier when she took a tumble. Mills sustained a serious shoulder injury and was flown by helicopter to a nearby hospital in Lienz, according to local Austrian newspaper Kleine Zeitung.

Hospital spokesman Alfred Fast tells the publication "no surgery was necessary" and Mills is set to be transported back to her native Britain. The former model was selected for the ski team last year and she has been in training for 2014 Winter Paralympics in Russia.

The accident comes just days after it emerged Mills' famous ex-husband is set to re-marry. McCartney's engagement to Nancy Shevell was announced on May 6.

Update (May 13, 2011 03:52:11 GMT): Heather Mills has left hospital and is currently recovering at her home.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Comic-Con: 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Footage and 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Villain Revealed
  2. Leonardo DiCaprio Reunites With Nina Agdal After 'Caught Flirting' With Another Woman at His Gala
  3. Watch Henry Cavill Walk Around in Mask and Hilariously Prank Will Smith at Comic-Con
  4. Comic-Con: New 'Fantastic Beasts' Trailer Shows Newt Scamander Recapturing the Creatures
  5. Gwen Stefani's Son Kingston Sings Blake Shelton's Song While Face-Swapping With Him
  6. Comic-Con: Check Out Trailers for 'Flash' Season 3, 'Arrow' Season 5 and 'Legends' Season 2
  7. Refusing to Enter Rehab, Lamar Odom Walks Out of Family's Intervention
  8. Kristen Bell Shares First Photos From Her Wedding While Tearing Up Talking About Hubby Dax Shepard