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NASCAR had paramedic in Newman's car 35 seconds after crash

 

February 23, 2020



LAS VEGAS (AP) — A paramedic was treating Ryan Newman inside his car 35 seconds after the ruined and flaming vehicle came to rest after a crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500.

NASCAR gave a brief timeline Saturday of the response to Monday night's airborne accident that was so startling many drivers feared him dead. Newman hit the wall, his car went airborne, was hit by another car to send it airborne a second time, rolled upside down and landed on its roof in flames.

NASCAR said the first fire responder arrived 19 seconds after Newman's car stopped. A trauma doctor was at the car 33...



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