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Old 08-16-2017
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Default Major wreck at Bonneville

There was a major accident on the access road at Bonneville this morning at about 8:45 AM. Not sure, but about 9 injured and 1 succumbed at the hospital later. Very strange for 2 supposed support vehicles to crash head on on the access road because the racers all know to go slow out to and back from the pits. Very bad deal. The situation is that this is public land and there are really no "roads" just the path made by the cars and trucks getting to the race coarse and the pits. Anyone can go on to the salt, but there is a small fee to go into the pits and no one is allowed on the race course(s) during an event. It is being investigated by the Tooele Co. Sheriff Dept. and the event had to be shut down to use the emergency crews for the accident. A Dodge truck & a Toyota truck were reported to hit head on RT front to left front. Talked to a friend who lives in the Provo area that was already back and had his wife at the same hospital for a treatment and he said it was a mess with helicopters and ambulances coming in like crazy. I am not making light of the wreck, but I hope this does not affect future trials. There are two more scheduled for this year. The last thing needed is to have the stigma of reckless behavior by the participants or those who come to watch. About up to 40 MPH is probably safe to drive on and there is beaucoup room to drive a herd of 18 wheelers toward each other without even getting close. Very hard to understand how this could happen.
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Old 08-17-2017
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This incomprehensible....

I wish people would consider the repercussions of their actions before acting irresponsibly.
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Old 08-17-2017
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Terrible news. How does that even happen with so much room?
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Old 08-17-2017
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Two spectator cars. 5 injured, 1 dead

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