Stewart update after Daytona accident

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Tony Stewart transported directly to Halifax Medical Center after the was involved in a multi-car backstretch accident during Sunday's Daytona 500. Stewart reportedly suffered a dislocated shoulder when his No. 20 Joe...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Tony Stewart transported directly to Halifax Medical Center after the was involved in a multi-car backstretch accident during Sunday's Daytona 500.

Stewart reportedly suffered a dislocated shoulder when his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Pontiac was one of 19 cars that were involved in an accident on the 2.5-mile trioval’s backstretch. The race was red-flagged at that point with 25 laps remaining.

Stewart was listed as “alert and conscious” when he was transported from the track. A NASCAR spokesperson said at 6:00 p.m that a CT scan of his head and neck and a X-ray of his left shoulder were negative He suffered a concussion in the accident, in which his car flipped several times and was ultimately struck -- in the bottom while flipping -- by his teammate Bobby Labonte.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Bobby Labonte , Tony Stewart
Teams Joe Gibbs Racing