Benson in serious condition after wreck

Updated: June 14, 2009, 2:25 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Defending Craftsman Truck Series champion Johnny Benson was injured after crashing in a SuperModified race at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Mich., on Saturday, numerous media outlets reported.

Benson is in serious but stable condition at Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids but "is expected to be fine," according to WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids.

Benson was coming around to take his second lap when the wreck occured with Larry Lehnert. Benson's car caught on fire. Benson was extracted from the vehicle and the fire was extinguished.