posted on Jul, 9 2004 @ 02:18 PM
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Kyle Petty's son was hit by a car while riding a motorcycle, breaking both his ankles.
Austin Petty, 22, was hit near Level Cross, N.C., on Thursday night and taken to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro.
A Petty spokesperson said the injuries were non-life threatening and his release is expected later in the week.
Kyle Petty is in Joliet for Sunday's Tropicana 400 at the Chicagoland Speedway. His oldest son, Adam, was killed in a racing accident in May 2000.
[Edited on 9/7/04 by TRD]