IRL: Hallisky medical update 2002-08-21

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002 & ...

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002 – Kelley Racing crew member Bernie Hallisky was upgraded to good condition Aug. 21 after successful surgery on his left hip Aug. 20 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, said Dr. Kevin Scheid, who performed the procedure.

Hallisky, from Shelbyville, Ind., is a fabricator for Kelley Racing, which fields a three-car team in the Indy Racing League. He suffered a compound fracture of his right leg, multiple fractures in his pelvis and a left hip fracture in an accident on pit road Aug. 11 during the Belterra Casino Indy 300 at Kentucky Speedway while serving as the left-rear tire changer for Kelley Racing’s No. 78 entry.

The Indy Racing League will release updates when available.

Get-well wishes for Hallisky and Infiniti Pro Series driver Jason Priestley, hospitalized at Methodist after suffering multiple injuries in a crash Aug. 11 at Kentucky, may be sent to:

Kelley Racing
6803 Coffman
Indianapolis, IN 46268

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