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February 24, 2013

Video: Fiery Daytona pile-up injures 28 fans

Terrifying scene unfolds during the last lap as Kyle Larson's car is catapulted by the crash into a catch fence

Daily Mail

DAYTONA BEACH — Shocking footage filmed from the stands at Daytona International Speedway shows the moment when debris from yesterday's massive multi-car pile-up flew into the packed crowd injuring at least 28 fans — including a 14-year-old boy who is in a critical condition.

The terrifying scene unfolds during the last lap as Kyle Larson's car is catapulted by the crash into a catch fence separating the tens-of thousands of fans from the track - almost shearing the car in half.

And as the fiery wrecks filter past the section of the speedway hit, the footage filmed by spectator Tyler Andersen reveals that a tire has landed amidst the crowd after the crash which has raised growing questions about fan safety for NASCAR organizers.

Full story: Daytona crash injures 28
 

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Michelle Pingree Michelle Pingree Sunday, February 24, 2013 4:34:47 PM OMG what a crash!
Philip Yap Philip Yap Sunday, February 24, 2013 5:25:49 PM crash F1DAYTONA BEACH — Shocking footage filmed from the stands at Daytona International Speedway shows the moment when debris from yesterday's massive multi-car pile-up flew into the packed crowd injuring at least 28 fans — including a 14-year-old boy who is in a critical condition.
Christian Li Christian Li Sunday, February 24, 2013 7:15:49 PM ok
Jairo Rodriguez Jairo Rodriguez Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:35:10 PM i was there and got hurt too

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