HOMEDALE, Idaho (AP) — A woman suffered a broken rib after a car crashed into fence at a demolition derby in southwestern Idaho.
Organizers say the woman was among spectators at the derby Monday in Homedale when a car spun out of control and crashed into a log barrier. The car was then rammed by another vehicle and collided into a fence in front of the audience, knocking a loudspeaker pole into the crowd.
Paramedics responded to a woman who suffered a broken rib and neck pain.
Mike Conant is a member of the Lion’s Club that hosted the derby and says he spoke Wednesday with the woman. Conant told the Idaho Press-Tribune she treated by paramedics, but not admitted to the hospital.
Conant says the accident at the charity event a “freak thing.”