CONCORD, N.C. – A contracted employee of Huggins Tire Sales Inc. was injured Tuesday morning at Charlotte Motor Speedway after falling off a pickup truck in the garage area.
The employee, Marvin Near, fell from the back of a slow-moving pickup truck as it was delivering Goodyear racing tires at the track for this weekend’s NASCAR races, according to a statement provided by Goodyear officials.
Near was transported by ambulance to Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast, where he continues to receive medical attention.
The accident occurred about 11:45 a.m. Tuesday and was investigated by Concord Police. No charges have been filed.
Huggins Tire Sales serves as the distributor of Goodyear’s NASCAR tires to tracks across the Southeast.