Josh Hansen will not be competing in the X-Games. On his way to Pala raceway (presumably to practice) his car was hit head on by a driver that drifted over to the wrong side. Below is the full release.
“FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Multi-time X-Games Gold medalist Josh Hansen was involved in a head on collision at approximately 8:10am, on May 22nd, 2016 near his home in Temecula, California. Josh was on his way to Pala Motocross Park as he has been preparing for the upcoming X-Games competition when the driver of the other vehicle crossed over into his lane striking his vehicle head on.
Josh was transported to a nearby hospital and eventually released. He is home healing from his injuries and under current medical care which has not released him to ride in the competition.
Mr. Hansen would like to thank his sponsors for all of their support and offers his apology for his being unable to attend the 2016 X-Games competition.”