Dupasquier, in very serious condition after his fall in Mugello

The Swiss Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier is in “very serious condition” in the hospital after the horrifying fall he suffered this Saturday in the classification of the Moto3 Italian Grand Prix in Mugello, according to the information, still scarce, offered by the person in charge FIM doctor, Giancarlo De Filippo.

Dupasquier, only 19 years old, fell at Turn 9 of the Italian circuit, at the end of the Moto3 qualifying session when he was looking for his fastest lap in a session in which he finished eleventh. Japanese rider Ayumu Sasaki, who was following Dupasquier at the time, could do nothing to avoid the Prustel GP rider. Sasaki was thrown into the air after the crash and Spanish Gresini driver Jeremy Alcoba was also involved in the incident.

Sasaki and Alcoba were unharmed, but Dupasquier, who remained immobile on the asphalt, had to be treated on the track by the circuit’s medical services before being transferred by helicopter to the Careggi hospital in Florence.




Dupasquier accident. On the right, Sasaki’s flight, which would end up hitting Dupasquier, in the center next to his motorcycle. Neither Jeremy Alcoba, who does not appear in the image, could avoid impacting the Swiss rider with his motorcycle

The medical officer of the MotoGP FIM, Giancarlo de Filippo, offered an update in the middle of the afternoon, still with little data, after some media unofficially revealed that Dupasquier was going to be operated on for a cerebral edema and a severe contusion thoracic. “The FIM medical intervention team immediately arrived at the scene of the accident and was then transferred to the Careggi hospital in Florence in a hemodynamically stable condition. We await updates from the hospital, but for now we know that for sure he is in a very serious condition. “

Careggi Hospital informed Motorsport.com Italia that doctors are evaluating Dupasquier’s situation before carrying out any operations on his injuries.