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‘Street Outlaws’ Star Daddy Dave Injured After Horrific Crash — Video

Mon, August 3, 2015 9:31am EDT by Avery Thompson 5 Comments

So shocking! Daddy Dave, one of the stars of ‘Street Outlaws,’ was injured after he lost control of his vehicle and it flipped multiple times during a race on Aug. 1. Click to WATCH the terrifying video.

This is so scary. Street Outlaws star Daddy Dave was involved in a jaw-dropping crash during a drag race at the Amarillo Dragway in Texas on Aug. 1. As his car reached high speeds, he lost control and hit a wall, causing his car to flip several times. Daddy Dave was injured, and we have an update on his condition.


Only seconds after the drag race started, Dave’s vehicle hit a wall and started to flip. Parts of the car were ripped away as the car continued to barrel down the track. Screams from the shocked crowd can be heard as they watched the crash happen. People can be seen rushing to Daddy Dave’s side after his car came to a stop.

Daddy Dave was immediately taken away in an ambulance and hospitalized. His wife later revealed on Facebook that he suffered a concussion, bruised lung and some bumps and bruises, according to TMZ. He is expected to make a full recovery. It’s a miracle that he survived such an intense crash.

Daddy Dave is one of the many stars of Street Outlaws, a reality show that premiered on the Discovery channel in 2013. The series follows the street racers on the track and behind the scenes. The reality star is the reigning “King of the Streets,” according to his bio. His 1996 GMC Sonoma S10 pickup is worth over $150,000. His racing career is funded by construction mogul Jackie Knox. Daddy Dave has spent more than 20 years racing.

Our thoughts go out to Daddy Dave as he recovers. We wish him all the best.

— Avery Thompson