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Medical Update on Justin Wilson Following Pocono Accident

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An official statement from IndyCar on the condition of Verizon IndyCar Series driver, Justin Wilson, reads:

“INDYCAR driver Justin Wilson suffered a severe head injury during today’s event at Pocono Raceway. Wilson is currently in a coma and in critical condition while undergoing further evaluation at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pa.

INDYCAR sends its thoughts and prayers to Justin, his family, and Andretti Autosport during this difficult time.”

Wilson was involved in a late-race crash when race leader Sage Karam crashed in Turn 1, spreading debris across the track and in the path of Wilson who was struck in the head.

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About Zach Catanzareti

Zach Catanzareti serves as a Contributing Writer in the NASCAR department for Rubbings Racing and can be followed on Twitter (@zachracing) for the latest NASCAR updates. A native of Easton, Pennsylvania, he also follows IndyCar and Formula 1.

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