Race Car Accident with Richard Petty

(Original Caption) Star auto racing driver Richard Petty lies pinned beneath his overturned Plymouth after he ran into a wall during competition in the 14th Annual Rebel 400 Auto Race here May 9th. Petty, who was running third when he crashed in the fourth turn on Lap 171, suffered a dislocated shoulder and a cut on his head. He was hospitalized overnight.
(Original Caption) Star auto racing driver Richard Petty lies pinned beneath his overturned Plymouth after he ran into a wall during competition in the 14th Annual Rebel 400 Auto Race here May 9th. Petty, who was running third when he crashed in the fourth turn on Lap 171, suffered a dislocated shoulder and a cut on his head. He was hospitalized overnight.
Race Car Accident with Richard Petty
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Credit:
Bettmann / Contributor
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515104066
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Bettmann
Date created:
09 May, 1970
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