BMX star T.J. Lavin is now in a medically-induced coma, after he had a severe bikeaccident yesterday, reports TMZ.com.
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Lavin was biking in the Dew Tour Championships, in his hometown of Las Vegas, when the accident occurred. Reportedly failing to land a jump, he fell to the ground and appeared not to be moving when assistance came to his aid. He was shortly after rushed to the hospital.
TMZ.com reports that Lavin is now in critical condition, suffering from brain swelling, and has been put into a medically-induced coma.
A championship-winning BMX professional since 1995, Lavin has also hosted multiple seasons of MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge, and has a less renowned music career.