Owensboro native and professional motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden is in critical condition after he was involved in a serious bicycle collision in Italy.
Red Bull Honda World SuperBike confirmed on Twitter that Haydenhas been transferred to a hospital near Rimini for treatment.
Reports read he’s currently in a medically induced coma, and the 34-year-old was training on his bike when he was struck by a car, leaving him with chest and head trauma.
Members of the racing community worldwide are expressing concerns for Hayden’s recovery on social media.
This story will be updated as updates become available.