Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry is in hospital in fighting life threatening injuries after falling off a pickup truck following a domestic dispute with his fiancée.

Henry was in a dispute with his fiancée, Loleini Tonga, at his home and he then jumped on the back of the pickup truck his fiancée was driving as she was leaving.

Henry later then fell off the truck suffering severe head injuries according to reports from TMZ citing KYPost.com.

We ask everyone to pray for Chris, agent Andy Simms of PlayersRep Sports said in a statement.

We also ask that you respect the privacy of Chris' family. Chris is indeed battling for his life tonight, and our thoughts and prayers with him during this extremely difficult time.