(ESPN.GO) — Justin Wilson was airlifted out of Pocono Raceway and is in a coma after he was hit by a large piece of debris during Sunday's IndyCar race.
Wilson suffered a severe head injury and is in critical condition at Lehigh Valley Health Network Cedar Crest Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania, IndyCar announced.
Wilson was struck in the head by a piece of Sage Karam's car when Karam spun into the wall. Wilson's car veered left and directly into an interior wall.
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He was swarmed by the safety crew and airlifted by helicopter from the track.