Stricken Johnson gets good news

SURGEONS treating seriously injured Isle of Wight youngster Brendan Johnson believe he has suffered no serious spinal damage.Johnson remains in intensive care due to head injuries after his crash on Thursday but it is hoped that his sedation will be reduced this weekend.

SURGEONS treating seriously injured Isle of Wight youngster Brendan Johnson believe he has suffered no serious spinal damage.

Johnson remains in intensive care due to head injuries after his crash on Thursday but it is hoped that his sedation will be reduced this weekend.

His father Dave said: "Brendan has seemingly weathered the initial storm and has made encouraging progress. The spinal x-rays are a huge relief."