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Nicky Hayden in Serious Condition Following Accident While Training on Bicycle (Update 2) (News)

  • May 17, 2017
  • Dirck Edge

Like many professional motorcycle racers, Nicky Hayden frequently trains on a bicycle. According to reports, including this one from Italy, Hayden was riding with a large group of cyclists near Misano in Italy when he collided with an automobile. The impact reportedly resulted in serious trauma to Hayden’s head and chest.  Hayden is receiving treatment in a hospital in Italy at this time.  We will update with additional details a bit later today.

UPDATE 1:

Latest word is Nicky is out of surgery and in intensive care. Doctor describes his condition as “very serious”.  Follow this link to an Italian site with frequent updates from the hospital.

UPDATE 2:

Italian press is now reporting that Nicky remains in intensive care in serious condition, and that there will be no additional updates on the status of his health until at least tomorrow. Additionally, it is now reported that Hayden was riding alone, rather than with a group, when he was struck by the automobile. His brother Tommy and mother Rose are reportedly en route to Italy to be with Nicky in the hospital.


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