IndyCar Driver Robert Wickens undergoes spinal surgery following scary crash
11:48 AM, Aug 21, 2018
1:07 PM, Aug 21, 2018
(WXYZ) - Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar Driver Robert Wickens underwent surgery on his spine Monday in Pennsylvania after a crash at Pocono Raceway on Sunday afternoon.
According to IndyCar, Wickens had surgery to stabilize a thoracic spinal fracture associated with a spinal cord injury after the crash. The 29-year-old Canadian was airlifted to the hospital after his car made contact with Ryan Hunter-Reay's and went airborne into the catch fence.