The son of professional wrestler Hulk Hogan was seriously injured in a residential street racing car crash Sunday night, leaving his best friend fighting for life.
A Toyota Supra driven by Nick Bollea was traveling at a speed of around 90MPH on a posted 35MPH residential street at approximately 7:30 p.m., Police said.
Bollea, Hogan's real name, lost control, flipping the car before slamming into a palm tree.
"The car was completely destroyed," Police said.
Bollea, 17, and passenger John Glasiano both had to be cut free from the wreckage by paramedics. Both children were airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg.
Police said both had serious injuries, though Glasiano's were believed to be much more critical.
The road was shut down in both directions for several hours, Shelor said.
It is uncertain if alcohol played a part in the crash but it seems to have been caused by extreme excessive speed, Police said.
Bollea, 17, and his family moved back to the Tampa Bay area last week from Miami.
Hogan's father, professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, who's real name is Terry Bollea, was at the scene checking on the situation.
Nick Hogan talked about his budding drift racing career during a recent t.v interview.
Bollea appears on the VH1 reality TV show "Hogan Knows Best" with his father, mother and sister.
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