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.

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