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Jones remains in coma, surgery deemed not necessary for head injuries

British Superbike rising star Brad Jones remains in a pharmacological coma following his crash at Brands Hatch last weekend but it appears he will not require surgery on his head and chest injuries.

A statement from organisers Motorsport Vision Racing reads:

Brad Jones (iForce Lloyd & Jones BMW), who sustained serious head, chest and pelvic injuries following an accident during the opening Bennetts British Superbike Championship race on Saturday 24 July, remains in an induced coma and continues to receive treatment at King’s College Hospital, London.


Operations have not been required for his head or chest injuries, but a procedure is planned to stabilise his pelvic fracture today (Thursday). Following that, it is anticipated that he will kept in the medically induced coma until the beginning of next week.

The MSVR BSB Medical Team remain in direct contact with the family and hospital staff.

The family wishes to reiterate their sincere thanks for the overwhelming support they have received.

Further information will be released when possible. Additional updates are not expected prior to next week.

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