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I thought I was going to die, says billionaire Branson after bicycle crash

Published:Saturday | August 27, 2016 | 8:25 AM
Branson, 66, was cycling down a hill when he hit a speed bump which caused him to hurl over the handlebars of the bike.

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson considers himself extremely fortunate after the bicycle he was riding crashed in the British Virgin Islands.

The BBC reports that Branson says he thought he was going to die.

It's reported Branson, 66, was cycling down a hill when he hit a speed bump which caused him to hurl over the handlebars of the bike.

The BBC says he suffered a cracked cheek and torn ligaments.