BSB: Brad Jones discharged from King’s College Hospital London

Brad Jones is being treated at Kings College Hospital in London
Brad Jones is being treated at Kings College Hospital in London
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Bennetts British Superbike rider Brad Jones has been discharged from King’s College Hospital London.

Jones sustained serious head, chest, and pelvic injuries following an accident in the opening race of the BSB meeting at Brands Hatch on July 24. The iForce Lloyd & Jones BMW rider is now back at home to continue his rehabilitation and therapy.

The latest update from BSB organisers reads:

"Following detailed assessment by the medical team, he passed all markers required in order to be discharged.  His recovery path, particularly with regards to neurological aspects, will be long and he will continue to receive intensive neurological and occupational rehabilitation therapy from home with private care.

"On behalf of the family, Brad’s father Tim Jones wishes to sincerely thank all of the medical staff, marshals and all within the BSB community, who have provided so much support.

"Further information will continue to be provided when available."

A JustGiving page has been created to raise money to help cover the cost of keeping Jones' family with him in hospital, for his rehab, and any further treatment he may need in the future. So far, the page has raised just under £40,000. The initial target of the page was to raise £20,000.


BSB: An update on the condition of Brad Jones

First published: 23 August 2021 by Josh Close

A new update, provided by MSVR, has been released on the condition of Bennetts British Superbike rider Brad Jones.

Jones has been in hospital since his crash at Brands Hatch on July 24, which left the iForce Lloyd & Jones BMW rider with serious head, chest, and pelvic injuries. The last update, released on August 12, revealed that Jones had undergone successful surgery on his pelvis, whilst his chest and pelvic injuries were settling. 

Today's statement (August 23) reads:

"Brad Jones remains in King’s College Hospital, London. He has now been moved from the Critical Care Unit and is on a ward. He is breathing without assistance, is awake and can talk to his family visitors.  Although he is still confused, this is improving.

"There are ongoing neurological assessments and Brad and his family are waiting for the results of the most recent scans to be able to start planning where he should transfer to for rehabilitation.

"Further information will continue to be provided when available."

JustGiving page has been created to raise money to help cover the cost of keeping Jones' family with him in hospital, for his rehab, and any further treatment he may need in the future. So far, the page has raised just under £38,500. The initial target of the page was to raise £20,000.


BSB: An update on the condition of Brad Jones

First published: 12 August 2021 by Josh Close

Bennetts British Superbike Championship organisers MSVR have provided an update on the medical condition of Brad Jones.

Jones has been in hospital since his crash at Brands Hatch on July 24, which resulted in the iForce Lloyd & Jones BMW rider being airlifted to hospital with serious head, chest, and pelvic injuries.

An update released on 5 August stated that Jones had undergone successful surgery on his pelvis, whilst his chest and pelvic injuries were settling. The latest update on his condition, released by MSVR on August 12, 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 breathing with some help but doing most of it himself. Sedation is being slowly reduced. Further updates will be released by MSVR when it is possible to do so."

JustGivingpage has been created to raise money to help cover the cost of keeping Jones' family with him in hospital, for his rehab, and any further treatment he may need in the future. So far,the page has raised just under £30,000. The initial target of the page was to raise £20,000.


BSB: An update on the condition of Brad Jones

First published: 05 August 2021 by Josh Close

Bennetts British Superbike Championship organisers MSVR have provided an update this morning (August 5) on the condition of Brad Jones.

Jones was airlifted to Kings College Hospital, London, on July 24 following a first lap crash at Brands Hatch in the opening race of the weekend and placed into an induced coma. The iForce Lloyd & Jones BMW rider suffered serious head, chest, and pelvic as a result of the incident.

The latest statement on the condition of Jones reads:

"He remains under the care of the medical team at Kings College Hospital, London. He recently underwent a successful operation on his pelvis and his chest and pelvic injuries are settling.

"Brad's neurological condition remains the primary focus. He remains under sedation, which is being gradually reduced, and awaits further scans. Once these investigations are completed, it is planned to stop sedation and allow him to wake.

"Further updates will continue to be provided."

Since his accident the racing community has come together in support of Jones and his family. At Thruxton, members of the paddock came together to complete a cycling lap of the circuit, led by close friend Scott Redding, whilst Brad Jones’ stickers could be seen on motorbikes throughout the various classes.

T-shirts and stickers with the #KeepFightBradJones logo on them have been sold to raise money, whilst a JustGiving page has also been created to raise money to help cover the cost of keeping his family with him in hospital, his rehab, and any further treatment he may need in the future. So far, the page has raised over £23,000.


BSB: MSVR provide new update on Brad Jones' condition

First published: 29 July 2021 by Josh Close

Bennetts British Superbike Championship organisers MSVR have provided an update this morning (July 29) on the condition of Brad Jones.

The iForce Lloyd & Jones BMW rider suffered serious head, chest, and pelvic injuries following an accident in the opening race of the weekend at Brands Hatch and was consequently airlifted to King’s College Hospital, London. Jones was unconscious at the scene and has since been placed into an induced coma.

"Operations have not been required for his head or chest injuries, but a procedure is planned to stabilise his pelvic fracture today (Thursday), today's statement reads. "Following that, it is anticipated that he will be 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."


BSB Brands Hatch: MSVR provide update on Brad Jones' condition

First published: 25 July 2021 by Josh Close

Bennetts British Superbike rider Brad Jones will remain in an induced coma for the next 24-48 hours following his crash at Brands Hatch on Saturday afternoon (July 24).

Jones crashed at the end of the opening lap in race one, falling at Clark Curve. The race was red flagged immediately, and Jones was attended to by trackside and vehicle medical teams.

The iForce Lloyd & Jones BMW rider was unconscious at the scene and transferred to the circuit medical centre for further treatment. Jones was then evacuated by helicopter to Kings College Hospital, London.

"He will remain in an induced coma for 24/48 hours after sustaining serious head, chest and pelvic injuries and is receiving all necessary treatment," today's MSVR statement explains.

"MSVR is in direct contact with the family, who extend their thanks for all the support that they are receiving, and to the BSB Medical Team and Racesafe marshals who attended Brad.

"Further information will be released when possible. Additional updates are not expected in the next 48 hours."

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