Brad Jones | BSB rider emerging from coma, almost breathing on his own

BSB rider Brad Jones is making progress along the road to recovery as doctors continue to reduce his sedation, revealing he is breathing almost on his own

Brad Jones

Motorsport Vision have released an encouraging update regarding British Superbike Championship (BSB) rider Brad Jones, revealing he is breathing almost by himself now.

The BSB rookie, who competes with the iForce Lloyd & Jones BMW team, was seriously injured in an accident during Round 3 of the season when he crashed heavily on the exit of Clark Curve.

After being airlifted to Kings College Hospital, Jones was diagnosed with serious head, chest and pelvic injuries and placed into an induced coma.

Doctors began easing him out of his sedation a week ago and the latest update confirmed this is ongoing and is now breathing with help but ‘doing most of it himself’.

“MSVR can provide the latest medical update to Brad Jones (iForce Lloyd & Jones BMW) who continues to recover from injuries sustained during the Bennetts British Superbike Championship race at Brands Hatch on Saturday 24 July,” the latest statement reads..

Brad remains under the care of the medical team at King’s College Hospital, London where he is having ongoing neurological assessment. He has been extubated and his breathing with some help but doing most of it himself. Sedation is being slowly reduced.”

Jones is making his debut in the BSB this season after finishing runner-up to FS-3 Kawasaki’s Rory Skinner in the British Supersport Championship.

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