Dakar Rally Crash Injures 11 Spectators – Raw Footage of the 2016 Dakar Crash Video Below
Dakar immediately cleared the scene. They gave emergency vehicles all the room needed to give quick help to spectators.
Two Dakar spectators were reported to be seriously injured. Of those injuries spectators, a 14-year-old boy suffering pulmonary trauma along with his father suffering massive head trauma.
Both fans were airlifted to the Santa Francesca Romana hospital. Doctors as have reported both in stable condition. Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Chinese driver Guo Meiling was making her Dakar debut at 47 years of age. She has withdrawn her entry and will take no further part in the Dakar rally.
The Dakar was set to continue on today with the first stage proper. Competitors were set for 258km from Rosario to Villa Carlos Paz. However, Stage 1 has been cancelled for security reasons, says Rally Series officials. Competitors have been re-routed to Villa Carlos Paz via highway.
Raw Footage of the 2016 Dakar Crash Video – WARNING GRAPHIC
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