Driver critically injured in 200 mph crash during speed week event at Bonneville Salt Flats

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BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, Utah (News4Utah) – A man was critically injured after he crashed during an annual racing event at the Bonneville Salt Flats Sunday night.

Bureau of Land Management officer Gochis said the a man in his 70s was going nearly 200 mph, flipping his car multiple times in the air before landing on its roof. The man was suspended upside down for about five minutes before crews arrived. 

He was taken by ambulance to an awaiting medical helicopter who flew the man to a Salt Lake area hospital in critical condition. 

No other details of the crash or the man’s condition is known. 

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