Moment of horror crash at Fife race course caught on camera

Miracle escape for racing driver Ron Cumming after he crashed on Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife. Picture: Centre Press
Miracle escape for racing driver Ron Cumming after he crashed on Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife. Picture: Centre Press
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Pictures show the horrific moment a driver had a tragic accident during a national racing competition.

Ron Cumming was racing in the TCR UK championship until he experienced his worst nightmare when his vehicle collided with another car.

Miracle escape for racing driver Ron Cumming after he crashed on Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife. Picture: Centre Press

Miracle escape for racing driver Ron Cumming after he crashed on Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife. Picture: Centre Press

His single-seater spun in mid-air and rolled over several times - leaving debris strewn across the track.

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Marshals rushed to the scene at the Knockhill Racing Circuit, in Fife, on 6 May to help him.

The driver was then taken to hospital and is now recovering at home.

Miracle escape for racing driver Ron Cumming after he crashed on Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife. Picture: Centre Press

Miracle escape for racing driver Ron Cumming after he crashed on Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife. Picture: Centre Press

An onlooker said that he was relieved that the rescue team got to him so quickly.

He said: “I noticed he had clipped the other car and went onto the grass. The car dug into the gravel and I think the momentum of that caused it to flip over.

“It looked really dramatic but I was sure he was ok with the safety equipment he had.

“Also when the rescue team got there so fast, I knew he was in good hands.”

Miracle escape for racing driver Ron Cumming after he crashed on Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife. Picture: Centre Press

Miracle escape for racing driver Ron Cumming after he crashed on Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife. Picture: Centre Press

Miracle escape for racing driver Ron Cumming after he crashed on Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife. Picture: Centre Press

Miracle escape for racing driver Ron Cumming after he crashed on Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife. Picture: Centre Press