Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, the Olympic swimming champion who severed her spine in an accident last week, will be transported to a Colorado hospital for rehabilitation.
Van Dyken-Rouen was hurt in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Arizona on Friday. She was reportedly riding through the parking lot of a golf club and was launched through the air when she hit a curb.
It was not yet known if she will be paralyzed.
"Was in MRI until 4:00am today (started at 11:30pm) did whole spine and brain, and so far, so good," she tweeted on Thursday morning. "Yes, I have a brain!"
The six-time gold medalist, who is married to former Denver Broncos punter Tom Rouen, stated that she will soon move to Craig Hospital in Denver.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun