Two drivers hospitalized after scary crash at the Red Bull Ring

Update: Peter Li Zhi Cong has been diagnosed with broken bones in his heel, which will require surgery, and four fractured vertebrae, which will not require surgery, his team released in a statement.

Two drivers have been taken to hospital following a huge crash Saturday morning at the Red Bull Ring.

Ryan Tveter’s car had spun and was sitting in the middle of the Austrian track during Race 1 of Round 4 of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

He then got ran into from behind by Peter Li Zhi Cong (the driver who goes completely airborne) and Pedro Piquet. The red flag was immediately thrown.

The series reported that one driver was initially unconscious, but was conscious by the time he’d arrived at the medical center.

Li was airlifted to hospital due to possible head and back injuries while Ryan Tveter was taken by ambulance for further examination.