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YouTuber's Event Mishap: Safety Debate

Published January 10, 2024 at 3:31 PM
BY RYAN JOHNSON
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In a recent car show mishap at «Cleetus and Cars» in Florida, a 23-year-old participant suffered severe burns when a radiator hose exploded during a burnout.

Hosted by YouTuber Cleetus McFarland, the event faced criticism for not addressing the accident in the initial video recap.

The participant, Parker Whitlock, sustained second- and third-degree burns, prompting a GoFundMe campaign for medical expenses.

McFarland's delayed response sparked controversy, with safety measures questioned. Whitlock's routing of radiator hoses and the absence of fire gear raised concerns.



McFarland, a popular YouTuber, manages the Freedom Factory, a converted race track for his automotive exploits.

As the incident gains attention, the discussion intensifies about event safety and the responsibilities of event organizers. Explore the detailsŚread more now!

Credits: The Drive
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