IRL: Billy Boat Update 98-07-03

Indianapolis, Ind.: July 3, 1998 - After a four-day stay at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Billy Boat will return home today to Phoenix. Boat continues to make progress in his recovery. He has a broken left femur and fractured pelvis ...

Indianapolis, Ind.: July 3, 1998 - After a four-day stay at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Billy Boat will return home today to Phoenix.

Boat continues to make progress in his recovery. He has a broken left femur and fractured pelvis sustained in an accident at New Hampshire International Speedway on Sunday, June 28. Doctors report that it will be about eight weeks for a complete recover y, but that it may be less time until Billy can return to the driver's seat of his Indy car.

Working with a physical therapist two times a day since Tuesday, Boat has been walking and climbing stairs with the use of crutches. He will continue his physical therapy at home.

Greetings for Billy Boat may be sent to:

B&B Fabrication 23045 N. 15th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85027

An email link to Billy is provided on his website located at: http://www.billyboat.com.

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Series IndyCar
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