Senators' team doctor in critical condition after crash Staff

8/29/2010 4:40:54 PM

One of the Ottawa Senators' team doctors is in critical condition after being involved in a serious accident while riding a motorcycle on Saturday afternoon.

Dr. Donald Chow, 53, was confirmed on Sunday as the victim of a crash involving another vehicle. Chow is the Head Physician among the Senators' team of six doctors. He practices as an orthopaedic surgeon and is also an assistant professor in the faculty of medicine at the University of Ottawa. He specializes in spine treatment.

The crash happened at about 3:00 p.m. on Fisher Avenue between Baseline Road and Meadowlands Drive.

Chow was riding his motorcycle when it slammed into the passenger side of a car. Chow was thrown from the motorcycle and rushed to hospital.

He is listed in critical condition and has severe head and chest injuries. The woman driving the car had minor injuries.