Chris Hacker Undergoes Emergency Surgery Following Terrifying Highway Accident

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – On Wednesday afternoon, part-time NASCAR driver Chris Hacker was involved in a serious non-racing car accident on the way to Daytona Int’l Speedway.

According to a social media post on his account, Hacker was driving his Ford Mustang to the season opener when a semi-truck crossed the center line and struck his coupe head on. Hacker was transported to Prisma Health Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina.

A CT scan showed numerous injuries, but Hacker is currently in stable condition and is expected to have a full recovery.

His timetable is currently unknown as to when he will be able to race again, but he hopes to return home in the coming weeks to continue his path of recovery.

Hacker has been a part-time driver in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series since 2021 with 15 career starts. He also made his debut in the NASCAR Xfinity Series last year with RSS Racing with 4 career starts. He has a career best finish of 12th at North Wilkesboro Speedway last year in the No. 30 Toyota Tundra.

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