Mike Tyson Hailed as Hero After Aiding Motorcyclist Severely Injured in Crash

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Retired American proffessional boxer Mike Tyson signs autographs at SMS Audio booth at the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 9, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credit:JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Retired boxing champion Mike Tyson is being hailed as a hero after he came to the aid of a motorcyclist who had been severely hurt in a crash on a freeway in Las Vegas last week.

The incident happened Tuesday evening, when Ryan Chesley, 29, was allegedly cut off by a taxi while on Interstate 15 about 9:30 p.m., Chesley’s attorney, Stephen Stubbs, told The Times.

“He was injured pretty bad,” Stubbs said. “He has broken bones and torn ligaments.”

Tyson and his entourage were driving behind Chesley when the crash happened, Stubbs said.

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