Updated: Cable Causes Injuries At NASCAR Coca Cola 600 Race [VIDEO]

NASCAR Charlotte Auto Racing

NASCAR Charlotte Auto Racing

Some fan injuries and frustrated drivers after an accident that didn’t involve cars during Sunday’s NASCAR race.

FOX News Radio’s Paul Stevens reports:

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NASCAR Charlotte Auto Racing

A nylon rope, one of three ropes supporting a FOX Sports overhead TV camera — falling at the Charlotte Motor Speedway during this year’s Coca-Cola 600.

Ten fans injured — three hospitalized, seven treated on site. The camera itself not falling.

Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne, Matt Kenseth

That rope coming down on lap 121 of the 400-lap race, delaying the race for 27-minutes while crews repaired damaged cars:

(Announcer) “Cable was on the track. That’s why we are now under a red flag.”

FOX issuing an apology, saying the camera system is used at many NASCAR and other sports events.

Paul Stevens, FOX News Radio.

Updated with video:




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