Injury Update: RJ Hampshire

RJ Hampshire
RJ Hampshire

GEICO/Honda’s RJ Hampshire suffered from a huge crash in yesterday’s 2015 Red Bull Straight Rhythm.

By Hayden Gregory
RJ Hampshire
RJ Hampshire

Hampshire came undone in the whoops section slamming his head on the dirt before lying unconscious on the track. After a few terrifying minutes RJ woke up and was immediately taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and assessment.

Following the accident Hampshire posted the following on his Twitter:

“I had a scary crash yesterday. Thankful to be in the shape I’m in. Just some bleeding in the brain and others small. Thanks for the support”

See video below for footage of the crash:

 

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