Three injured in crash at Volusia Speedway Park

Race car crashes through fence into crowd injuring three people

Race car crashes through fence into crowd injuring three people

Three spectators were injured when a sprint auto went through a fence at the Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville Sunday night, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said.

The Volusia County Sheriff's office tweeted that all three victims were taken to Halifax Health, two of them as trauma alerts. "One went up and over the fence, another went up onto the embankment and one went down the siderail". We were able to identify one of the participants as Mr. Gary Streek.

It updated the status of one of those, saying that patient was "stable and visiting with family".

Video shows sprint cars getting tangled during a race on the half-mile dirt oval. People can be seen watching the race and walking along the outside of the track.

Three participants in the pit area were injured in an incident at a DIRTcar Nationals World of Outlaws event at Volusia Speedway Park Sunday night when a vehicle went through the fence in turn two. On Wednesday, Joey Saldana went over the grandstands into the pit area, breaking the front row of a set of wooden bleachers.

Blaney is the brother of former NASCAR driver Dave Blaney and uncle of current NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney.

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