Freddy Tylicki: Paralysed jockey out of intensive care

Freddy Tylicki
Freddy Tylicki is being cared for at St George's Hospital in Tooting, south London

Paralysed jockey Freddy Tylicki has been moved out of intensive care and into a spinal ward.

A statement by the Injured Jockeys Fund added that Tylicki and his family "are very relieved that his condition is improving" but he would remain in hospital "for some time".

Tylicki was injured in a four-horse pile-up at Kempton on 31 October.

Earlier, Tylicki tweeted about the "long road in front of me" in his first public comments since the accident.

The 30-year-old added that he was "struggling and fighting".

He also thanked people for their support, with a fund having raised more than £270,000 so far.

Tylicki was paralysed from the waist down following the incident, with champion jockey Jim Crowley and Ted Durcan suffering minor injuries.

A fourth jockey, Steve Drowne, and all the horses, were unhurt.

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Freddy Tylicki on Twitter
Freddy Tylicki posted this update on his Twitter account on 14 November

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