A horrific scene was caught on multiple cell phones this past Sunday at the Red CentreNATS competition in Central Australia.

During a burnout competition, a car doing donuts had a mechanical failure that resulted in ignited fuel being sprayed over a large crowd. Twelve people where burned from the flames with one person in critical condition.

The more seriously injured spectators were taken to Royal Adelaide hospital including a father and son. The 48 year old father was flown to the hospital with burns over 20% of his body. He is in critical condition currently.

According to the BBC, Red CentreNATS said in a statement:

“This is a distressing situation however all patients are receiving the care they need,”

The event was shut down after the incident and police are investigating.

Burnout contest turns horrific when burning fuel sprays the crowd The Telegraph/YouTube
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