Ryan Newman Survives Horrific Daytona 500 Crash; Injuries Considered Non-Life Threatening!
The worst thing that could have happened during Monday’s Daytona 500. Ryan Newman’s car slammed into a wall, then flipped, was hit by another car and caught fire on the final lap of the Daytona 500. It was an absolutely gut-wrenching moment as Nascar fans were stunned in shocked and watching in horror. Read on for more details and video of Ryan Newman horrific Daytona 500 Crash…
This is the craziest video of the Ryan Newman wreck. Prayers up pic.twitter.com/bBFkFu8cKm
— B Turn (@bturner23) February 18, 2020
CelebNSports247.com reports that rescue workers rushed to the car and worked for minutes to get it upright and get Ryan Newman out of the car.
According to reports, Sitting in first place during the final lap, Ryan Newman appeared to be headed for the checkered flag and his second Daytona 500 victory when disaster struck.
Heading into the final turn, Ryan Blaney appeared to be looking to pass Newman, first one the outside, then on the inside, when suddenly he seemed to clip the back of Newman’s car, sending the No. 6 Ford crashing into the wall before flipping on its hood and going up in flames.
Here is the final lap of the Daytona 500 in which Ryan Newman’s car was flipped at the line.
We will continue to keep you updated on his status as we learn more. pic.twitter.com/qkEwQBpoP0
— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) February 18, 2020
An ambulance departed Daytona’s front stretch.
— Timothy Martin (@TRMFTL) February 18, 2020
— Joe Kepner (@JKepnerWFTV) February 18, 2020
Thankfully, Ryan Newman survived and will be able to race again. His injuries were non-life threatening, according to reports!
— Cpt. Cornelius Wallace (@CoreyWallace865) February 18, 2020
After the news that Ryan would be ok, Nascar released a statement that reads as follows:
— NASCAR (@NASCAR) February 18, 2020
We are happy Ryan survived this crash was horrible. #Prayers