Heather Mills injures shoulder in ski accident

Friday May 13, 2011

Heather Mills has left hospital after suffering a serious shoulder injury in a skiing accident in southern Austria.

The 43-year-old smashed through a fence during downhill training on the Moelltaler glacier on Wednesday.

She was airlifted to hospital in Lienz where she was treated for a fractured right shoulder blade.

The ex-wife of Sir Paul McCartney is bidding to represent Great Britain in the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games.

Her spokesman said she had X-rays and a Cat scan, but was released from hospital on Thursday and hopes to return to the slopes within two months.

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