A crash that sent a racecar through a catch fence at the end of the NASCAR Nationwide race at Daytona International Speedway sent 14 fans to areas hospitals Saturday.
According to witnesses at the scene at least one fan suffered fatal injuries, although as of Saturday no official confirmation had been made.
Daytona president Joie Chitwood said that 14 people were transported off the property while 14 were treated on site. The injured were taken to at least three area hospitals; none of them were reporting any fatal injuries. 11 of those injured were taken to nearby Halifax Hospital and a spokesperson there said two patients were critical. The rest were all deemed ‘stable’. MORE>>>
Written by: Greg Engle, NASCAR Examiner/CupScene.com Editor, February 23, 2013