March 21, 2023

Newcastle motorcycle racer Chrissy Rouse, 26, tragically dies after crash – Chronicle Live

A young motorcycle speed from Newcastle has disastrously died following a crash at the weekend.

Chrissy Rouse crashed on the opening lap of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship race at Donington Park on Sunday, October 2. The 26-year-old suffered a significant head injury and was treated immediately trackside by the BSB Medical Team before being transferred to the circuit medical centre.

He has been placed in a medically induced coma at the medical centre before being transferred to Queens Medical Centre/University Hospital in Nottingham, where he underwent an emergency neurosurgical procedure.

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Tragically, Chrissy died surrounded by his family at the hospital upon Thursday, Oct 6, Motorsport Vision Racing (MSVR) has confirmed.

In a statement, MSVR said: “It is with great regret that we have in order to announce that Chrissy Promote, aged 26, from Newcastle Upon Tyne, has succumbed to their injuries, and passed away peacefully, encircled by his family, in hospital earlier this afternoon.

Chrissy Rouse has sadly died after an accident at the Bennetts British Superbike Championship race.

Chrissy Rouse offers sadly died after a good accident in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship race.

“On behalf of Chrissy’s family, they wish to convey their deep appreciation for the particular support plus well wishes that they have received in recent days. They wish to thank all the attending marshals and medical services who provided such skill and care in attending to Chrissy.

“The family also asks for privacy in this difficult time as they attempt to deal with their own devastating loss.

“MSVR is now working along with the coroner, police plus the Motorcycle Circuit Race Control Board in order to investigate the full circumstances associated with this heartbreaking accident. Our deepest condolences are extended to Chrissy’s family, friends and team members. ”


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