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Robert Wickens Injures Arm, Spine, Legs In Frightening Pocono Crash

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 Robert Wickens Injures Arm, Spine, Legs In Frightening Pocono Crash


Robert Wickens Injures Arm, Spine, Legs In Frightening Pocono Crash

Robert Wickens managed a huge number of wounds amid his alarming accident Sunday evening at Pocono Raceway. 

As indicated by IndyCar's most recent refresh, the 29-year-old Canadian driver is being dealt with for wounds to his lower furthest points, right arm and spine. He additionally managed a wounded lung. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports new kid on the block is slated to experience a MRI and likely medical procedure at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, in Allentown, Penn. 

Wickens managed the wounds after a horrible crash on the seventh lap of Sunday's race. In the wake of endeavoring to pass Ryan Hunter-Reay, Wickens cut the back of Hunter-Reay's auto and sent the Andretti Autosport driver into the divider. From that point, Wickens was just a traveler, as his auto propelled into the divider, at that point into fence and went pitching through the air. In the wake of slamming into the fence, Wickens' auto wound through the air before reconnecting the track and spitting fire into the air. 

The destruction from what wound up being a five-auto occurrence splashed everywhere throughout the track. Wickens' auto was wrecked, as he was left sitting in only his tub as medicinal staff hurried to his help. Wickens was painstakingly extricated from his auto, put on a stretcher with a support around his neck and taken by emergency vehicle to a helicopter that flew him to a region healing facility. 

SPM group administrator Taylor Kiel told IndyStar after Sunday's race that the group was shook up after the crash however has no questions it will bob back. 

"The group is okay," Kiel said. "It's a battle when something like this happens, in light of the fact that it's an individual thing. It's a person we work with without stopping for even a minute, so it's been troublesome. 

"However, it's a piece of it. It resembles I just said to the folks. These are horrendous occasions, and the minutes appear hours, and everything sucks. In any case, it's a great deal superior to anything it used to be. Furthermore, we know precisely what we're doing. We're dashing autos around a track at 200-some mph. On the off chance that you crash, stuff like this can happen."

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