Soon after NASCAR Xfinity Series race held on Saturday, 21st February 2015 came to an end, Joie Chitwood III and Steve O’Donnell who are track president and Executive vice president of NASCAR as well as chief racing development officer respectively spoke about the SAFER barriers not being in the freeway.
The race was run in Daytona International Speedway. In that race, Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing got himself caught in an accident and he collided against a concrete wall which was not protected by barrier made of tire.
Kyle Busch’s car was going at a very high speed before the impact and the driver suffered a compound fracture in the lower part of his right leg. His left foot’s middle portion was also broken due to the crash. The Driver was taken to Halifax Health Center which is located at Daytona Beach for treatment and that evening, the doctors performed a surgery on his right leg. The driver is still on hospital. He was moved to one located close to his home on Tuesday, 24th February. Kyle Busch’s home is in Charlotte, North Carolina. (more…)