The Courier-Mail

Driver’s gift of life


INDYCAR driver Justin Wilson has potentiall­y saved six lives through organs donated after his death, his brother has revealed.

Stefan Wilson wrote on Twitter that his elder brother’s organs were used in transplant­s after his death at a Pennsylvan­ia hospital on Monday.

“With @giftoflife @justin_wilson saved 6 lives today,” Stefan Wilson wrote.

Wilson, 37, died from head injuries suffered when he was struck by a piece of debris from a fellow competitor’s car at Pocono Raceway.

His death triggered calls for a review of safety measures.

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