Officials say two drivers were hospitalized in critical condition following a three-car crash at a central Pennsylvania racetrack over the weekend.
Selinsgrove Speedway said on its website that Duane Mausteller of Bloomsburg and Jamie Collard of Burford, Ontario were injured in the 10:30 p.m. Saturday crash at the Snyder County track.
A spokeswoman for Geisinger Medical Center in Danville said both remained listed in critical condition Monday.
Officials said the crash happened on the backstretch of the third lap of the 25-lap Empire Super Sprint sanctioned 360 Spring Car race. Also involved but uninjured was Shawn Donath of South Onodaga, New York.
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Kathleen Mausteller told The (Sunbury) Daily Item that relatives tried to talk Mausteller out of racing before he was injured last year -- and “His father said this is it, no more racing.”
A post on the speedway's website asked for everyone to keep Mausteller in "their thoughts and prayers."