DOVER, Del. (CBS) — The Dover Police Department were called to the infield of the Dover International Speedway in reference to the assault on Friday.
The incident happened just before 11 a.m.READ MORE: Officials Concerned Iconic Steeple At St. Leo's Could Collapse After 2-Alarm Fire Tears Through Tacony Church
Lawrence Hayden, a 33-year-old former crew member/employee of a NASCAR Xfinity Series race team, and team owner 56-year-old Jerry Hataway were involved in a verbal argument over Hayden’s employment with the team.
During that argument, Hayden began punching Hataway causing Hataway to suffer a broken jaw.READ MORE: Franklin Institute Hosting One-Day COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For People With Disabilities
Hataway was initially treated at the Fan Care Center at Dover International Speedway and was later transferred to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for further treatment for his injuries.
Hayden was taken into custody by the Dover Police Department without incident and charged with one count of Assault 2nd Degree.MORE NEWS: Susan G. Komen More Than Pink Walk Tradition Continues In Philadelphia
Hayden was given a $500 secured bond on the single charge.