Why can’t this patient see properly?

A man presents with blurred vision a couple of days after being injured at soccer. Is there a connection?
Purtscher's retinopathy
Photo courtesy Eyerounds.org/The University of Iowa

Terry a 27-year-old university student, presents complaining of blurred vision in his right eye for the past two hours. 

Four days prior, he sustained a moderately displaced, right tibial spiral fracture, after a collision during a soccer match.