Mike Wallace and his daughter were assaulted outside PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday. Wallace, a 57-year old former NASCAR driver who had heart surgery in April, was leaving a Rascal Flatts concert with his family when there was an altercation with three men. Wallace was knocked out and his daughter, Lindsey Wallace Van Wingerden, was also hit while she tried to protect him.
Wallace posted a note on Facebook about the assault, which he said sent him and his adult daughter Lindsey Wallace Van Wingerden to the hospital. The 57-year-old Wallace said he suffered a concussion.
He also said three front teeth were knocked a few inches into his mouth and he has a black eye that is causing impaired vision. He said he had 10 stitches in his lip.
Some pictures were posted online by Wallace’s brother, Kenny Wallace. (Posted below. WARNING: Images may be upsetting.) WSOCTV also did an interview with Wallace and his daughter that shows the aftermath of the attack.
— Kenny Wallace (@Kenny_Wallace) June 19, 2016