Article By Ministry of Bikes
Posted on 18 May 2017
Nicky Hayden in intensive care after cycling accident
Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team and former Moto GP rider Nicky Hayden is in intensive care at the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena after being involved in a cycling accident near Rimini, Italy.
The 2006 Moto GP Champion was hit by a car when out training with a group of friends and has sustained severe pelvic, head and abdominal injuries. Hayden was treated at the scene by medical staff before being taken to the hospital for immediate treatment and will remain in the intensive care unit until further notice.
Thousands of messages of support from other riders and fans from around the world have been pouring in on social media and we can only hope that Nicky will make full recovery.
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.”