T.J. Lavin in a coma after major crash! TJ Lavin, the BMX star and host of MTV’s “The Challenge” is currently in a medically induced coma after losing control of his bike and crashing during a jump at a BMX event last night in Vegas.
TMZ reports, Lavin was competing in a Dew Tour event in Las Vegas — when he hit a dirt ramp, lost control, and slammed down onto the ground. Friends and crew workers immediately rushed to Lavin’s side, but he didn’t appear to be moving. Lavin was rushed to nearby University Medical Center hospital where he was placed into a medically induced coma.
TMZ was told that Lavin is also experiencing brain swelling and is listed in critical condition.
May we all pray for T.J. for a speedy recovery.