PICTURES: Boat crashes at 230 miles-per hour

Posted on: 2:32 pm, September 17, 2012, by

SAN DIEGO (CNN) – What a weekend at the 48th annual San Diego Bayfair in Mission Bay, California.  The world’s fastest boats converge on the city for the end of summer races.   

This year spectators watched a stunning accident unfold during the drag-boat qualifiers.   CNN iReporter Jim Grant captured images of one of the boats breaking apart during the race.

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The boat was traveling at speeds of up to 230 miles-per-hour. Thanks to the driver capsule, the racer was was quickly rescued.

He walked away from the accident uninjured. 

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