Driver seriously injured in stockcar crash

Last updated 10:17 25/11/2012

Relevant offers

National News

Devoy slams ACT for Maori attacks Kiwi teen's trending experiment explodes Young Aussies' racial bias Labour pledges $2 rise in minimum wage to $16.25 Israeli tank shells hit UN school South Canterbury firefighters battle scrub fire Crewe murders: Police admit cartridge planted 150kmh winds on way for Canterbury From offended to offender in 1.5km Colincraig.co.nz frustrates party leader

Stockcar driver Rick Fuller who was seriously injured in a crash at the Te Marua Speedway in Upper Hutt last night is reported to be in a stable condition in Wellington Hospital. 


Were you at the event? What happened?

Leave a comment or call us on 0800 DOMPOST


He had to be cut from his car by on-track emergency servics after his stockcar collided with another and crashed into a concrete wall.

He was flown to Welligton Hospital by the Westpac Rescue helicopter.

Joanne Kinnaird, whose husband and son were at the track, said racing was stopped for an hour as it took rescuers that long to get him out of the car.

They cut the top off the car and roll cage using a gas axe and grinder to get him out safely.

Promoters asked people, as a mark of respect to of the driver, not to take photos or videos of the scene.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content