Dan Wheldon Dies After Fiery Crash at Las Vegas Indy 300
By Michael Lewittes | 6:44 pm, October 16th, 2011VIDEO
IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon, who was part of a massive 15-car crash on Sunday at the Las Vegas Indy 300, has died.
Wheldon’s car flew over another vehicle in the pile-up, which left cars shredded and in flames across the racetrack.
This year’s Indianapolis 500 winner, Wheldon was transported by helicopter to a local hospital, where he later pronounced dead.
He’s survived by his wife, Susie, and two young sons, Sebastian and Oliver.
Wheldon was 33.
There’s video below of the 15-car crash.
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