WSBK NEWS – NICKY HAYDEN CONDITION ‘REMAINS EXTREMELY CRITICAL’
The Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team has given a new update on Nicky Hayden, describing his condition as ‘extremely critical’.
The former MotoGP World Champion was seriously injured in an accidet whilst cycling near Misano in Italy.
Honda’s latest update, at 16.00GMT, says Hayden has suffered a ‘serious polytrauma with subsequent serious cerebral damage’. His condition remains ‘extremely critical’.
He has now been joined by his family.
Full statement below
‘The Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team would like to share the latest news on Nicky Hayden.
‘As well as having his fiancé Jackie by his side, Nicky has now been joined by his brother Tommy and mother Rose who arrived in Italy from the United States earlier today.
‘Below is a statement on Nicky’s condition from the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, Italy.
“Nicky Hayden’s clinical condition remains extremely critical.
“The young man, who is still in the intensive care unit of Cesena’s Bufalini hospital, has suffered a serious polytrauma with subsequent serious cerebral damage.
“The prognosis remains reserved.”‘
Source: WSBK News – Nicky Hayden condition ‘remains extremely critical’
WSBK NEWS – NICKY HAYDEN INJURED IN ‘SERIOUS’ ROAD ACCIDENT
UPDATE: The Cesena hospital reports that Nicky Hayden remains in a serious condition and has been moved to intensive care. Several sources state that Hayden has been placed in a medically induced coma, for at least 24 hours.UPDATE: Statement issued by the Cesena hospital on Thursday morning: “There are no substantial changes… Nicky Hayden remains hospitalised in the intensive care unit, the clinical picture remains extremely serious.”UPDATE: Statement from Nicky Hayden’s Ten Kate Honda Team:”Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team rider Nicky Hayden was involved in an incident while cycling near Rimini, Italy yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 17th May)”Following the incident, Nicky was treated on site by medical staff and then taken by ambulance to a hospital near Rimini for immediate treatment. Once Nicky’s condition was stabilised, he was transferred to Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena and remains in the hospital’s intensive care unit.”Members of Nicky’s team and his fiancé are with him in the hospital.”We would like to thank everyone for their kind wishes and messages of support and the assistance of emergency and medical services. Once an official statement regarding Nicky’s condition is released by the hospital or Nicky’s family, a further update from the team will be issued.”
Source: WSBK News – Nicky Hayden injured in ‘serious’ road accident