UPDATE: CSUB basketball player Ronne Readus now stable and awake following serious car crash, family says

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UPDATE (4/12): Ronne Readus’ family provided an update today saying his condition has been upgraded from critical to serious and that he is now stable, awake and breathing on his own. However, they said he still has a long road to recovery.

“The amazing staff of Sharp Memorial Hospital have done a great job of caring for him and we are so appreciative of their hard work. We have also received so much support from CSUB, the men’s basketball team and the community as a whole” the family said in a statement. “The way you all have wrapped your arms around Ronne and our family will never be forgotten.”

UPDATE (4/3): 17 News has learned CSUB basketball player Ronne Readus’ condition has slightly improved following a serious crash earlier this week and has been placed in a medically induced coma.

Readus is due for a long recovery, but he is “heading in the right direction.”

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Cal State Bakersfield Athletics Department announced on Friday that basketball player Ronne Readus is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries from a car crash.

The athletics department says Readus was involved in a car crash in his hometown of San Diego on Wednesday. He remains in the hospital with very serious injuries.

Readus is a senior center on the CSUB basketball team.

“We ask that you join our Roadrunner family in praying for Ronne and his family during this scary and difficult time. Ronne is a good man and all of Team Believe will be praying for him.” the CSUB Athletics Department said.

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