SWANSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) — Racer Jonathan Payne has been discharged from the hospital after being involved in a crash on the 13th lap of the U-CAR race at Carteret County Speedway on Wednesday night.
Payne had to be cut out of his car by emergency officials and was transported to a nearby medical center. Afterward, he was flown to a hospital in Hanover due to multiple traumas.
Payne said he suffered a concussion, bruised rib, multiple contusions, bruised femur and multiple soft tissue bruising.
Payne said it could take a few weeks for his injuries to heal.