Former WWE Superstar Shane “The Hurricane” Helms and his girlfriend Karen were injured in a motorcycle accident near their North Carolina home this past Thursday. As of the last update we received, both Helms and his girlfriend have been in the hospital since the incident where they still remain. After the incident occurred, medical personal had to airlift both Helms and his girlfriend. The former WWE European, Cruiserweight, Hardcore, and Tag Team Champion is said to have a broken leg, ankle, and nose. In addition, he may have had his jaw dislocated
According to Tha O Show‘s Big Daddy Donnie, once in the hospital, he was given well over 200 stitches, and also reported that his girlfriend broke her neck. We certainly wish Helms and his girlfriend a speedy recovery following this tragic accident:
UPDATE: Helms’ long time friend, current TNA Wrestling star Matt Hardy, posted the following video blog entry, updating the status of his friend.