LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Review Journal is reporting BMX rider and MTV host T.J. Lavin has been placed in a medically induced coma after he crashed following a jump during an event at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas.
The 33-year-old suffered a head injury Thursday night during preliminaries for this weekend’s Dew Tour. The newspaper reported Friday that Lavin was unconscious and taken to a hospital where he was listed in critical condition.READ MORE: Public Health Officials Lift Warnings For Certain LA County Beaches
Lavin has been riding professionally since he was 19 and won three X Games titles in the 1990s.READ MORE: Fourth Officer Who Responded To January 6 Attack Dies By Apparent Suicide
Known as the “King of Dirt,” Lavin also hosts MTV’s “Real World/Road Rules Challenge.”MORE NEWS: 'People On This Block Are Hurting': More Allegations Pinned On LAPD In Aftermath Of South LA Fireworks Explosion
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