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A ten-way car crash at the Florida speedway has left 28 wounded after debris flew into the spectator area.
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2013 08:28

At least 28 fans and one driver have been injured by flying debris from a multi-car crash at the Daytona speedway near the end of the nationwide NASCAR race.

Large pieces of debris flew into the stands after Kyle Larson's car launched into the fence about 200 feet from the finish line during a race in the second-tier Nationwide series.

Race officials said the ten-way car crash sent 14 fans to a nearby hospitals, with another 14 being treated at the Florida speedway, which will host the prestigious Daytona 500 race on Sunday.

They added that the race will go on as planned, despite the indicent, after being repaired.


David Graham/AP
Driver Kyle Larson's car (32) leaves the ground during a multi-car wreck on the final lap of the NASCAR
Terry Renna/AP
Larson's car then hit the safety fence sending car parts and other debris flying into the stands injuring spectators.
Chris O\'Meara/AP
Larson's car on fire as he slides down the track with Regan Smith after the crash.
John Raoux/AP
Larson emerged generally unscathed car after the multi-car crash at the Daytona International Speedway.
Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP
Emergency personnel scrambled to put out the fire and rescue those who were injured.
David Graham/AP
At least 28 fans and one driver have been injured by flying debris.
MICHAEL R. BROWN/REUTERS
Race officials said 14 fans were sent to nearby hospitals, with another 14 being treated at the Florida speedway.
Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
The Florida speedway will host the prestigious Daytona 500 race starting on Sunday.
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Fiery crash mars NASCAR racehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrashAt least 28 fans wounded after multi-car crash at Florida speedway sent debris flying into the spectator area.en-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Sun, 24 Feb 2013 04:49:38 GMTSun, 24 Feb 2013 07:56:25 GMTNASCARDaytonaFlorida http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=08EZ1dz0Ep8uC

Driver Kyle Larson's car (32) leaves the ground during a multi-car wreck on the final lap of the NASCAR

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 17:05:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=08EZ1dz0Ep8uCDavid GrahamAPAP Photo

Driver Kyle Larson's car (32) leaves the ground during a multi-car wreck on the final lap of the NASCAR

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=05Pb2zba3F2Tj

Larson's car then hit the safety fence sending car parts and other debris flying into the stands injuring spectators.

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 16:06:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=05Pb2zba3F2TjTerry RennaAPAP Photo

Larson's car then hit the safety fence sending car parts and other debris flying into the stands injuring spectators.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=0eQ46Me3zUbKm

Larson's car on fire as he slides down the track with Regan Smith after the crash.

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 16:05:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=0eQ46Me3zUbKmChris O'MearaAPAP Photo

Larson's car on fire as he slides down the track with Regan Smith after the crash.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=03cI8mu2kDa8h

Larson emerged generally unscathed car after the multi-car crash at the Daytona International Speedway.

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 16:04:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=03cI8mu2kDa8hJohn RaouxAPAP Photo

Larson emerged generally unscathed car after the multi-car crash at the Daytona International Speedway.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=0gnl9aQfjP5pS

Emergency personnel scrambled to put out the fire and rescue those who were injured.

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 16:12:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=0gnl9aQfjP5pSPhelan M. EbenhackAPAP Photo

Emergency personnel scrambled to put out the fire and rescue those who were injured.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=05co4vf8uZdl0

At least 28 fans and one driver have been injured by flying debris.

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 17:21:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=05co4vf8uZdl0David GrahamAPAP Photo

At least 28 fans and one driver have been injured by flying debris.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=02hagNbfq1akI

Race officials said 14 fans were sent to nearby hospitals, with another 14 being treated at the Florida speedway.

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 22:17:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=02hagNbfq1akIMICHAEL R. BROWNREUTERSReuters Pictures

Race officials said 14 fans were sent to nearby hospitals, with another 14 being treated at the Florida speedway.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=06Cn3u40hRasq

The Florida speedway will host the prestigious Daytona 500 race starting on Sunday.

Sat, 23 Feb 2013 22:26:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/NASCARCrash?image_id=06Cn3u40hRasqTodd WarshawGetty ImagesGetty Images

The Florida speedway will host the prestigious Daytona 500 race starting on Sunday.



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