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Ball’s Injuries Serious, But Father Says Will Fully Recover

Posted: Monday, July 2nd, 2012 at 5:59 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Derek Cardwell

Knoxville 360 Driver Jamie Ball was involved in a crash Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway. The Knoxville Safety Crew assisted Ball from his car and transported him to Knoxville Hospital and Clinics. According to his father Larry…Jamie was taken to Methodist Hospital in Des Moines by Lifeflight. He said Jamie suffered a broken arm…broken rib…and other lacerations. He says Jamie’s arm has been surgically repaired…and adds that Jamie will recover from his injuries. KNIA/KRLS will have more updates as they become official. Three drivers did earn victories on Saturday. Terry McCarl got his first win of the season in the 410s…while Clint Garner and Tony Shilling grabbed respective checkered flags in 360 Twin Features night.