Ozzy Leaves Intensive Care
Ozzy Osbourne has been moved out of intensive care as he recovers from crashing an all-terrain vehicle two weeks ago, his family said today (Dec. 23).Ozzy Osbourne has been moved out of intensive care as he recovers from crashing an all-terrain vehicle two weeks ago, his family said today (Dec. 23). As previously reported, the 55-year-old heavy metal icon fractured his collarbone, eight ribs and a neck vertebra on Dec. 8 when the 600-pound ATV flipped and landed on top of him at his estate in Buckinghamshire, southern England. He spent a week on a ventilator.
In a statement, the Osbourne family says Ozzy has been moved from Wexham Park Hospital in Slough, west of London, to a private clinic.
"The Osbourne family are very happy that Ozzy has been allowed out of the intensive care unit for Christmas and would like to thank everyone for their kind support, well wishes and prayers," the statement says.
Osbourne's wife Sharon said last week it would probably take six months for the former Black Sabbath frontman to recover fully.
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