Three time MX Nationals Champion Dean Ferris was injured yesterday, Saturday 8th August whilst practicing at the Connondale circuit in QLD.
Directly following the incident the RecoveR8 KTM Thor rider was airlifted to a local hospital where he was stabilised for symptoms of back and rib pain. Dean has suffered several broken ribs and fractured vertebrae and is in a stable but serious condition.
His team stated that they will announce further updates accordingly regarding his progress as his recovery develops and more information becomes available. Dean will be transferred this coming week to Brisbane Hospital for further treatment and evaluation.
A statement from the team said that Dean and his wife Renae would like to take this time to thank all those involved at the Connondale club for helping Dean following the crash and also everyone for their phone calls and support.
Kevin Williams, Brand and Business Devleopment manager of Raceline Performance added: ‰ÛÏDuring this time Dean and Renae will not be taking any calls to solely focus on Deans recovery and we will release more information to the public accordingly once it becomes available to us.‰Û