TJ Lavin, the world-class BMX rider and host of MTV’s The Challenge, was hospitalized last Thursday after crashing during a Dew Tour event in Las Vegas, Nevada. So severe were the injuries that Lavin was put into a medically induced coma.
While doctors do not expect any long-term brain damage, Lavin has had to deal with numerous setbacks already. Since suffering injuries to his head, wrist and ribs, Lavin has been hooked up to feeding and breathing tubes, which doctors hope to remove over the weekend.
Read on for all the latest details on this tragic injury.