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VICS: Justin Wilson airlifted to Hospital After Scary Crash

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In the closing laps of Sundayís ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway, race leader Sage Karam broke sideways in Turn 1.

The 20-year-old struck the outside wall hard, sending parts of debris flying into the path of oncoming cars.

Justin Wilson was hit in the head with a large piece of the Karamís debris and has since been airlifted to local hospital for a head injury.

Karam was sent by ground to Lehigh Valley Health Center for a right-foot injury.

Following a lengthy caution period, the race was resumed with Ryan Hunter-Reay claiming the race win.

More details to follow on the condition of both drivers.

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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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