7 drivers involved in accident at Monticello
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Seven drivers were involved in a racing accident at Monticello Raceway on Monday afternoon. Only one of the eight trotters in the race finished and the race which was declared a non contest by the judges and all wagers were refunded.
Two of the drivers were taken by ambulance to the local hospital while others were checked out at the track. Jimmy Marohn, Jr. voluntarily removed himself from all of his remaining mounts for the day.
Two other drivers, Jimmy Taggart Jr. and Jimmy Devaux, who competed in the second race, were able to drive in the third race on the card. (Monticello Raceway)