Frenchman Brian Moreau suffered a major crash during Saturday‰Ûªs Free Practice session at the seventh round of the AMA Supercross Championship in Tampa, Florida.
Moreau was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where he underwent surgery to repair a fractured vertebra in his neck. Moreau is in stable condition at this time as he awaits further information from doctors.
The Moreau family released an update on Sunday morning via social media stating: ‰ÛÏHit in the vertebrae, Brian had surgery last night at Tampa hospital. Surgery is good and Brian woke up. He is currently in intensive care but doctors will not be able to decide on his condition in several days‰Û_Brian is a very brave and strong boy and is aware of everything!‰Û