Indianapolis 500

James Hinchcliffe remembers scary moments after crash

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A crash last May nearly killed James Hinchcliffe. In April he made his return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway to test the configuration of the new super speedway aero kit package.

Hinchcliffe shared what he remembers from the crash.

“I remember starting that lap. I remembered being gapped to Montoya and the next thing I knew, I was in ICU trying to figure out how I got there,” said Hinchcliffe.

Doctors who treated him said it was a scary moment.

“He was bleeding fairly badly in the back of the ambulance so we started for Methodist, said Dr. Pohlman. “My hand was on Hinch trying to feel a pulse and I lost his pulse he still had a rhythm.

On Wednesday May 25, 24-Hour News 8 will introduce you to Hinch’s Heroes in a one hour special on WISH-TV at 7 p.m.

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