By Ken de la Bastide
The Herald Bulletin
25, 2014) - Mishawaka (IN) driver
Tyler Roahrig suffered injuries in a
practice crash for the Anderson Properties
125 CRA Super Series race a Anderson
Speedway on Friday.
Roahrig, 23, was turning
his first practice laps when the throttle
stuck on his super late model going down the
back straight and his car made contact with
the Turn three safety barrels.
The Anderson Speedway
safety crew was immediately on the scene and
contacted the Anderson Fire Department for
assistance to remove Roahrig from his
damaged race car.
Roahrig was alert and
talking to the safety crew the entire time.
He complained to pain to his left arm and
Roahrig told the safety
crews the throttle stuck in his car. He was
transported by air ambulance to St. Vincent
Hospital in Indianapolis.
Rick Dawson, president
of Action Entertainment, owner of Anderson
Speedway, said the entire staff at the track
is praying for Roahrig’s quick recovery.
Dawson also praised the
Anderson Fire Department and the medical
crew of St. Vincent’s Star Flight for their
prompt and professional assistance at the
scene of the accident.