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Driver rushed to hospital after losing control while driving at Sydney Speedway

  • Queensland speedway driver is in a critical condition after a terrifying crash
  • Reid Mackay, 25, is fighting for his life after the crash at Sydney Speedway
  • He lost control of his vehicle while travelling about 150km/h before the crash 

A speedway driver is in a critical condition in hospital after a terrifying crash in which he flipped off the race track.

Reid Mackay, 25, is fighting for his life in Westmead Hospital. He suffered serious injuries in the crash at Sydney Speedway in the city’s west on Saturday night, Nine News reported.

He is in a critical condition after losing control of his vehicle while travelling about 150km/h.

Reid Mackay, 25, is fighting for his life in Westmead Hospital. He suffered serious injuries in the crash at Sydney Speedway

He is in a critical condition after losing control of his vehicle while travelling about 150km/h

He is in a critical condition after losing control of his vehicle while travelling about 150km/h

The Queensland driver’s car flipped into the air and rolled several times before coming to a stop off the track.

The crash took place during heat nine of the Sydney City Speedcar 50 Lap Classic.

The race came to a stop as paramedics scrambled to treat Mr Mackay before he was taken to hospital.

The Speedcar Association of New South Wales posted a message on Facebook saying Mr Mackay was being treated on the track on Saturday night.

‘We would like to send our well wishes to Reid,’ the post read.

Other people posted their messages of support to the young driver.  

The Queensland driver's car flipped into the air and rolled several times before coming to a stop off the track

The Queensland driver’s car flipped into the air and rolled several times before coming to a stop off the track

‘So scary to watch. Speedy recovery Reid, thoughts are with you,’ one person said.

‘Certainly hope he will be okay, our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.’

‘That was huge, hope for a speedy recovery,’ another posted.

Mr Mackay is in a serious but stable condition in Westmead Hospital. 

The race came to a stop as paramedics scrambled to treat Mr Mackay before he was taken to hospital

The race came to a stop as paramedics scrambled to treat Mr Mackay before he was taken to hospital

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