Jack Roush Hospitalized Following Plane Crash

Jul 29, 2010

Jack Roush, co-owner of Roush Fenway Racing and chairman of Roush Enterprises, has been hospitalized following a plane crash at Wittman Regional Airport in OshKosh, Wisconsin, Roush Enterprises is reporting on its website.

Roush, in town for the annual EAA AirVenture show, was landing his Hawker Beechcraft Premier jet when the accident occurred. He was transported to a local hospital. Dr. Kevin Wasco, the attending physician, says that Roush is in serious but stable condition.

While his injuries are not listed as life-threatening, Roush is currently under observation for facial injuries sustained in the accident. His passenger, Brenda Stricklin, was treated and released from a Wisconsin hospital this afternoon.

Roush was the recipient of the 2010 Robert E. Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award, which he accepted at the 2010 Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show in March.

According to the news report posted on the company’s website, information and updates will be posted to www.roushfenway.com and www.roushperformance.com as they become available.