Indy 500: James Hinchcliffe Undergoes Emergency Surgery After Fiery Wreck In Practice [VIDEO]

Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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Canadian IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was rushed to the hospital after being involved in a fiery wreck during Indianapolis 500 practice on Monday.

Last week, 3-time Indy 500 champion Helio Castroneves was also involved in an accident during practice, but his pales in comparison to Hinchcliffe’s.


Hinchcliffe was forced to undergo emergency surgery after a piece of the forward suspension shot through the cockpit and impaled both of his legs. After a successful surgery, Hinchcliffe remains in intensive, but stable care.

He is expected to miss the remainder of the season while recovering from his injuries.

[h/t: Deadspin]

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