Nicky Hayden Update

Rennie Scaysbrook | May 19, 2017

Nicky Hayden still in “extremely critical” condition in Italian hospital

Nicky Hayden remains in an “extremely critical” condition at the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, Italy, following a collision with a car while cycling on Wednesday, May 17.

Nicky Hayden, 2006 MotoGP World champion, has died at 35.

The following statement has been released from the hospital today (19 May 2017, at 19:45 local time (GMT +2).

“The clinical picture of Nicky Hayden remains unchanged,” the statement says. “His condition is still extremely critical. He is still in the intensive care unit of Cesena’s Maurizio Bufalini Hospital and the prognosis stays reserved.”

Hayden, the 2006 MotoGP World Champion and current Red Bull Honda World Superbike rider, collided with a Peugeot while cycling in Rimini, Italy, suffering severe head, pelvic and abdominal injuries.

Hayden has several family members by his bedside, including his mother Rose and elder brother Tommy Hayden.

We will have more updates on the America racing legend’s condition as it comes to hand from the medical personnel.

rennie.scaysbrook@cyclenews.com'

Rennie Scaysbrook | Road Test Editor Our newest member of staff is our Road Test Editor Rennie Scaysbrook. A lifetime rider, the Aussie made the trek across the Pacific to live the dream in the U.S. of A.

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