PUTRAJAYA: World No 1 Kento Momota, who was involved in a road accident at Maju Expressway (MEX) this morning, could be discharged from the hospital today.
The 26-year-old along with three others — BWF's Hawkeye technical officer William Thomas, physiotherapist Yu Hirayama and assistant coach Akifumi Morimoto — are said to be in stable condition and are currently under observation at the Putrajaya Hospital.
BA of Malaysia (BAM) secretary-general Datuk Kenny Goh told Timesport: “They have undergone treatment and are currently resting.
“The doctors are observing them. We should be able to know after 5pm if they will be admitted or not.
“I think the Japanese team just want to know if they are fit to travel.”
Momota, who clinched the Malaysia Masters men’s singles title on Sunday, along with the rest were in a van heading to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) when the vehicle crashed into the back of a trailer.
Driver, N.Bavan died at the scene.