For those of you interested in race cars, did you hear about Dario Franchitti’s horrific crash the other day during the final lap of the Houston Grand Prix?
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti’s car went airborne, crashing into a fence that scattered debris into the crowd and injured 13 people. Reports indicate that a woman was trapped underneath the fence.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital and treated for a concussion, spinal fracture and a fractured right ankle. Three of the 13 injured people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The accident is under investigation to determine the cause. Auto racing is a fast and dangerous sport and in this case, it was dangerous for the spectators as well.
I wish Franchitti a fast and complete recovery.
If you or a family member is injured at a car racing event or anywhere else, it’s important to contact an experienced personal injury attorney who will protect your rights and tell you what your legal optionsfor compensation are.
Call the San Bernardino personal injury law offices of Welebir Tierney & Weck today for the help you need and deserve at this stressful time.