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Old 02-13-2018, 11:16 AM
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Patrick Wilson is the name of the PCA instructor that was injured in this accident. He's facing a long path to recovery and a ton of hospital bills. If you'd like to help out, click here:

https://www.gofundme.com/patrickwilsonsrecoveryfund



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I am sure we will all learn from this as details become available.


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Old 02-13-2018, 11:30 AM
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Sobering... In-the-car instruction is getting to be more of an issue. I love doing it, but if I had small children I'm not sure I'd be in the right seat.
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Thread in a different forum indicated the driver had a heart attack and the instructor steered the car away from traffic braking for turn 1.
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:29 PM
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Thread in a different forum indicated the driver had a heart attack and the instructor steered the car away from traffic braking for turn 1.
Explains the no brake lights.
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Explains the no brake lights.
"The driverís side of the car hit a berm off the track before the car flipped.."

Berm at the end of the front straight?
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Old 02-13-2018, 09:59 PM
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https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums...-saturday.html

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Apparently ... sounds like the driver may have had a medical situation that caused a fatal accident. It sounds like the driver died and the instructor was airlifted to a local hospital.

Lost control in turn one, slid side ways, rolled and landed on the roof. The driver was killed and instructor in critical condition


Sad situation and condolences to all involved and their families
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More information about the instructor here:

https://www.gofundme.com/patrickwilsonsrecoveryfund

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He has a broken left arm, broken right ring finger, broken sternum, six broken ribs, broken nose, broken eye socket, broken pelvis (in three places) and broken bones in his neck and back.
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More information about the instructor here:

https://www.gofundme.com/patrickwilsonsrecoveryfund
Just made a donation.
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Just made a donation.
Added my donation too.
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Old 02-22-2018, 10:35 AM
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