Published on October 11th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith0
Hmeil Critically Injured In USAC Qualifying
Former NASCAR driver Shane Hmeil was critically injured Saturday night during qualifying for the U.S. Auto Racing Club’s Silver Crown race at Terre Haute Action Track. Hmeil’s car hit the outside wall between the third and fourth turns and rolled over several times, damaging the protective roll cage.
Hmeil was airlifted to Indianapolis’ Methodist Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition with head injuries. He was later listed as being in stable but critical condition with neck and back fractures.