Michael Byrne confirmed for everyone via Twitter that he did suffer injuries from a crash he Tweeted about on Christmas Day.
(Stock File photo of Micahel Byrne)
Byrner26 via Twitter
Just to let every1 know, I did get hurt. My hub broke when I was in the whoops on Wed so I had a bad crash and broke my nose and C6. Dec 25
Thanks everybody for all the get well messages it means a lot. And just to clarify the hub on my bike was a stock hub not a talon that broke. Dec 26
Get well soone Byrner!!
C6 (cervical vertebra)
The sixth cervical (neck) vertebra from the top. The next-to-last of the seven cervical vertebrae. An injury to the spinal cord between C6 and C7 vertebrae is called a C6-7 injury. These injuries generally allow wrist control, but no hand function.