Western Springs Speedway would like to wish Peter Murphy all the
very best and a speedy recovery....
"Thank you to Lindsay Cross for this update on Peter
On behalf of Peter Murphy Racing, Peter Murphy, and Stephanie
Murphy I wanted to provide some information regarding Peter.
On Saturday night Peter was in a sprint car accident in Antioch,
Ca and was airlifted to a local hospital. Upon arriving he was
talking and seeming to do well. At that point it was determined he
had... a concussion. However they did admit him to the ICU, for
monitoring. As the night went on his body began to show the effects
of his crash and it became apparent that it was more severe than a
For most of the night he was sleeping, which is best for his
recovery. The doctors have determined he had a traumatic brain
injury, a compressed vertebrae, as well as severe stretching and
swelling to the tendons in his neck. Resting is crucial for the
next few days.
Peter's family is very appreciative of the out pouring of prayers
and well wishes...they are also a bit overwhelmed by everything.
Please be mindful that the best thing for Peter at this time is
rest. He is not allowed access to the tv, phones, or even lights in
I will do my best to update as new information is made available.
Thank you for your patience.
Thank you again for your continued prayers as Peter continues to
Western Springs Speedway