Women's Little 500
BY IDS REPORTS
7:48 p.m. — Gill was riding in a pack of riders when she made contact with the
bicycle of another rider that had slowed down and was thrown off her
bike, landing on her head and shoulders, according to a release from the
IU Student Foundation.
Emergency medical personnel, who had been
stationed at the track during the simulation race, began to stabilize
Gill, who was taken by ambulance to IU Health Hospital in Bloomington
before being airlifted to the IU Health University Hospital in
The Gill family has chosen to not talk publicly about Gill's condition
at this time, according to Little 500 race director Jordan Bailey.
have tremendous respect for these students who train so hard for an
event that provides scholarships that help other students fulfull their
educational goals," said Dan Smith, president of the IU Student
Foundation in the statement. "Lauren, her family, teammates, and friends
are in our thoughts at this difficult time."