Welcome at RacingNews365

Become part of the largest racing community in the United Kingdom. Create your free account now!

  • Share your thoughts and opinions about F1
  • Win fantastic prizes
  • Get access to our premium content
  • Take advantage of more exclusive benefits
Sign in
F1 news

Driver killed in violent road car crash at Miami F1 track

A violent crash occurred near the Miami Formula 1 street circuit after a car somersaulted over a barrier and off a flyover.

XPB 1140992 Hi Res
Article
To news overview © XPBimages

A man has been tragically killed in a car crash on Thursday near the Hard Rock Stadium, the home of the Miami Grand Prix.

The man was driving across the freeway that runs over part of the track, when the vehicle hit the wall of the bridge, somersaulted over the barrier and off the flyover, landing on the F1 track at Turn 16 - the left-hander that leads onto the back-straight.

The driver died after he was ejected from a grey Dodge coupe at 1:45pm local time, after the incident that took place on the southbound off-ramp of Florida Turnpike that leads onto Northwest 199th street, said Florida Highway patrol.

The man was pronounced deceased at the scene by fire and rescue crews, with investigators looking into the cause of the accident.

Don't miss out on any of the F1 action thanks to this handy 2024 F1 calendar that can be easily loaded into your smartphone or PC.

Download our F1 calendar

1 comment

x
LIVE 2024 F1 pre-season testing - Day 3