Father of NASCAR’s Gragson arrested after fatal crash

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

NASCAR driver Noah Gragson’s father Scott Gragson was arrested after a fatal DUI crash in Las Vegas, according to KTNV. The accident happen at The Ridges neighborhood.

The accident happened between Granite Ridge and Grey Feather Dr.

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The authorities allege that Gragson was driving a 2015 Range Rover at a high rate of speed when he lost control. After losing control around a curve, he hit multiple trees, the police said.

The crash caused the vehicle to roll over multiple times. Three passengers in the back seat were ejected.

A 36-year-old right rear passenger in the vehicle suffered fatal injuries from the accident.

A 50-year-old left rear passenger sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital. A 44-year-old middle rear passenger also suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital, as well.

The 53-year-old Gragson is now facing a DUI charge of resulting in death. In addition, he is also facing two counts of DUI charge of resulting in significant boldly harm.

He is also facing three counts of reckless driving resulting in death or significant bodily harm.

Gragson, 53, is facing charges of DUI resulting in death, 2 counts of DUI resulting in significant bodily harm and 3 counts of reckless driving resulting in death or significant bodily harm.

Gragson holds a position as the Executive Vice President of Las Vegas Land Division with Colliers International — the third largest real estate firm in the world, according to KTNV. He has been with the company since 1997.

He is also reportedly the director of Hope for Prisoners, as well as a trustee for Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation. The Hope for Prisoners program helps men and women, who are released from prison, as they adjust to live in society once again.

He was granted bail by a Las Vegas judge. The amount he was released on was $250,000. As part of his release conditions, he has to surrender his passport and undergo alcohol monitoring.

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