Nicky Hayden remains in ‘extremely critical’ condition following cycling accident


Credit: Markus Berger / Red Bull Content Pool
Credit: Markus Berger / Red Bull Content Pool

Following an accident yesterday whilst cycling, World Superbike rider and former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden remains in hospital in ‘extremely critical’ condition.

The latest update that has been issued by the Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team reads:

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.”