IPS: Matthew Halliday medical update 2002-07-10

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Wednesday, July 10, 2002 -- Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series driver Matthew Halliday is listed in stable condition July 10 at the Kansas University Medical Center, said Dr. Henry Bock, Indy Racing League director of medical ...

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Wednesday, July 10, 2002 -- Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series driver Matthew Halliday is listed in stable condition July 10 at the Kansas University Medical Center, said Dr. Henry Bock, Indy Racing League director of medical services.

Halliday was listed in good condition July 9, but he began experiencing shortness of breath later that day. He was moved into the intensive care unit overnight and diagnosed with bruised lungs.

Halliday, 23, was treated for a concussion, a broken left wrist and a fractured right ankle after a crash during the inaugural Infiniti Pro Series race July 7 at Kansas Speedway.

The accident occurred in Turn 2 on Lap 3 of the event. Halliday, a resident of Indianapolis and native of Auckland, New Zealand, made hard contact with the outside wall in his No. 37 Bowes Seal Fast/Hoosier Wholesale Automotive Dallara/Infiniti/Firestone machine.

Updates will be provided when available.

-ips/irl-

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