Medical Update On Robert Wickens
The Verizon IndyCar Series issued the following statement to provide an update on Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens.
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania (Friday, Aug. 24, 2018) — Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens continues to be treated at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest for injuries sustained during the INDYCAR event at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, Aug. 19.
Surgeries were performed late this week on his right arm and lower extremities without complication. The extent of the spinal cord injury remains indeterminate. Wickens also underwent a series of precautionary tests that found no indication of further injury.
Future treatment for Wickens includes more corrective surgery and rehabilitation. The thoughts of the entire INDYCAR community are with the Wickens family and SPM during this time.