Car plowed into crowd of fans at Martinsville Speedway

RIDGEWAY, Va. (WIAT) — 22-people are recovering after a passenger car crash following the Martinsville NASCAR race in Virginia.

Investigators say a Chevrolet plowed into the crowd of fans at the Martinsville Speedway parking lot Sunday afternoon. It happened after the Chevy struck another vehicle that it was trying to pass.

Police say 13 people were treated for minor injuries at the scene and nine others were taken to the hospital.

Alcohol does not appear to be involved. The driver may face charges.

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