As the latest Sprint Car race is underway at Talledega, one crash has resulted in an unfortunate injury for driver Eric McClure. The driver of the No. 14 Hefty Toyota Camry was hurt in a crash on Lap 117 and is reportedly being taken away on a stretcher in an ambulance after workers worked to get him out of the car. Joe Brooks first reported the info on Twitter:
Bad crash at Talladega, one driver, Eric McClure, still in crashed car.#NASCAR— Joe Brooks (@joebrooks) May 5, 2012
Eric McClure was put into an ambulance, no word on his condition. Race is still red-flagged #NASCAR.— Joe Brooks (@joebrooks) May 5, 2012
McClure has not finished in the top ten this season. Most recently Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Joe Nemechek, Austin Dillon and Kevin Harvick were the top five in the race.
For more information on the Sprint Cup race or this weekend's action at Talledega, check out this Storystream over at SB Nation.