Race automobile driver Ryan Newman was rushed to a hospital Monday, following a fiery crash throughout the remaining lap of the Daytona 500.
Newman, 42, was main the signature NASCAR race within the remaining flip, when his No. 6 Ford Mustang crashed right into a wall, flipped over, landed the wrong way up, and burst into flames. The automobile then skidded throughout the end line with flames capturing from the edges.
Ryan Newman earlier than the NASCAR Daytona 500.
Images and video from the scene confirmed in depth injury to the automobile as rescue crews turned it onto its tires and gingerly extricated Newman from the wreckage.
Roush Fenway racing launched a press release this night saying Newman’s accidents are usually not life threatening.
“Ryan Newman is being handled at Halifax Medical Middle. He’s in severe situation, however medical doctors have indicated his accidents are usually not life threatening,” the assertion stated. “We respect your ideas and prayers and ask that you simply respect the privateness of Ryan and his household throughout this time.”
Denny Hamlin received the race, making historical past together with his second straight Daytona 500 victory, and his third win in 5 years.
NASCAR didn’t maintain the normal victory lane social gathering for Hamlin due to Newman’s crash.
At present’s accident occurred 19 years after Dale Earnhardt was killed on the final lap of the Daytona 500 again in 2001.