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.