Update: There is another post on Tern failure here
The goal of this is to archive this incident as reported by Peter Thomas in the Tern forum. It seems Tern has silently deleted this post. Thumbs down to it.
Original link location: http://www.ternbicycles.com/forum/tern-verge-x20-frame-shearing-two
Captured screen of the description by Peter
|Picture showing Tern Verge X20 with failed frame|
|Picture of Peter after medical attention|