Castroneves flips car during 500 practice

(IMS Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — There was a wreck during Indianapolis 500 practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday.

(IMS Photo)
(IMS Photo)

Former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves hit a wall, went airborne, and flipped his car shortly before 1 p.m.

Dozens of track personnel rushed to his car after the collision. Castroneves was able to walk away from the vehicle and was said to be OK.

His car suffered heavy damage, and was towed off the track.

24-Hour News 8 will have live reports from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on WISH-TV at 5 and 6 p.m. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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