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Nicky Hayden severely brain damaged after being hit by a car on a bicycle ride

Discussion in 'Motorsports' started by Matthew Booth, May 18, 2017.

  1. Matthew Booth

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    Nicky Hayden’s condition remains extremely serious.

    The American, who remains hospitalised in the Intensive Care unit in the Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, has suffered serious trauma with severe brain damage as a consequence.

    The prognosis remains unknown.

    MotoGP™ Legend and Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team rider Hayden was involved in a training accident whilst cycling in Italy. The American superstar was hit by a car whilst out cycling along the Rimini coast, where he has been spending some time following the recent Motul Italian Round of WorldSBK.

    Emergency services were immediately called to the scene and Hayden was transported to local hospital. The 2006 Champion has since been moved to Cesena hospital.

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    http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2017/05/17/update-nicky-hayden-s-medical-condition/228157

    Can only hope he pulls through this difficult time & live a decent quality of life if he gets better.
    Thought's go out to his family.
     
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  2. Benutzername

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    While it is ubder different circumstances, the news do sound quite similar to the ones that Michael Schumacher had after his ski-accident.

    All that i hear is bad news and its fetting worde every time.

    Hopefully he will come out of this in a healthy way
     
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  3. Andy Jackson

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    Please get well Nicky. You are one the finest gentleman sports riders in the world. A truly nice bloke and one of my biking heroes.
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  4. johnnymat

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    How ironic after all of his years racing motorcycles, to get seriously injured in a road accident. Like Benutzername says, Michael Schumacher and don't forget what happened to Bob Wollek. Hoping for a complete recovery.
     
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  5. Rupe Wilson

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    Feeling so sad about this.....
     
  6. Andy Jackson

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    It's not looking good for Nicky. :(
     
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  7. jimortality

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    Terrible news, I hope he pulls through. These guys race with broken arms, legs and they are brave (and mad lol) I hope he can use that spirit to get through this.
     
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  8. Andrew Scott

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    Yes, severe brain damage has always been hard to beat, positive thoughts for Nicky Hayden, I just hope he pulls through:unsure::(
     
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  10. Matthew Booth

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    With the injuries he had it felt inevitable that this would happen honestly. It doesn't make it any less sad though :( thoughts with his family & friends.
     
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  11. Andy Jackson

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    :(:( RIP Nicky. You were and always will be my hero. My thoughts are with his family and friends.
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  12. jimortality

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    So very very sad, RIP Nicky:(
     
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  13. Andy Jackson

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    Life is so fragile and it can end so abruptly without warning. My motto is live for today and I think Nicky lived by that too.
    Life is too damn short.
     
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  14. Vangelis Parginos

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    R.I.P. Nicky.... :(
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  15. Benutzername

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    All the best for his family and friends!
     
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  16. Phil Davies

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    I feel sick.Can't believe it :(.RIP Nicky.You'll never be forgotten.
     
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    Race in peace Kentucky Kid #69!
     
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  18. Glaurung

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    R.I.P. Nicky :(
     
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  19. Mark Aalberts

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    Just got to hear the news,.. racing at speeds for years and then getting killed due to a traffic accident. Sometimes life is weird b.tch ......

    Rest in Peace
     
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