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Crash Clip: Jeremy Martin

25 June (22:48)

Following surgery earlier this week, Jeremy Martin released a statement on social media that sums up his current situation. The post can be viewed in its entirety below.

25 June (22:48)

Now that Jeremy Martin has met with various doctors, firm details have been released about the injury. “The injury will end Martin’s bid for a third AMA 250 National Motocross Championship, but he is expected to make a full recovery,” a statement from GEICO Honda confirmed. “Martin suffered a burst fracture of his L1 vertebrae and is being attended to at Bristol hospital near the track. He will undergo back surgery on Monday, June 25th. Recovery time is expected to be around two months and Martin should be able to begin therapy almost immediately after surgery.”

24 June (06:38)

The GEICO Honda squad have now released more information on the injury that Jeremy Martin sustained at Muddy Creek. A statement from the team is below.

23 June (22:21)

 Fans across the globe were concerned when Jeremy Martin, who won the first moto at Muddy Creek earlier today, crashed out of the second encounter and did not get up for a prolonged period of time. Martin was eventually taken away on a stretcher and, although no official update has been released, Steve Matthes shared a bit of information on social media.

Matthes, our American correspondent here at MX Vice, posted a screenshot of a message from an unnamed source that simply said, “Fully responsive. Full movement. On the way to the hospital now in ambulance.” No more information is available at this time, but that alone is a huge relief.

Footage of the crash has now been released by those at Lucas Oil Pro Motocross and can be viewed in the video below.

Words: Lewis Phillips | Lead Image: GEICO Honda


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