They expel the Russian Karginov from the Dakar after running over a spectator and not stopping

The Russian rider Andrei Karginov, winner of the Dakar Rally in the truck category in 2014, has been expelled from this year's edition after rolling over a spectator and not


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Andrei Karginov, during the first stage of the Dakar. FRANCK FIFEAFP-PHOTO

The Russian rider Andrei Karginov , winner of the Dakar Rally in the truck category in 2014, has been expelled from this year's edition after overwhelming a spectator and not stopping to assist him. The victim has suffered a broken femur and the video of the incident has gone viral, forcing the organization of the Rally to give a quick response.

RACE ACCIDENT INVOLVING A SPECTATOR
At km 279 of the SS, at 60-year-old #SA, who was watching the race in an unsecured area, was hit by a race truck (# 518 Andrey Karginov).
Suffering a broken femur. pic.twitter.com/V1jTYlJvG2

? Live Event Broadcast (@iLEBsa) January 12, 2019

The organization has expelled the pilot, but recalled that "it is mandatory that the public respect the safe areas (spectator zone) implemented by national authorities and local security forces." The victim, who is recovering in the hospital, is a 60-year-old South African who was outside the defined area of ​​spectators.

OFFICIAL STATEMENT - RACE ACCIDENT INVOLVING A SPECTATOR

OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION - ACCIDENT IN CAREER WITH AN INVOLVED SPECTATOR # Dakar2019pic.twitter.com / OFQ4zWoW4n

? DAKAR RALLY (@dakar) January 12, 2019

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REF: https://www.elmundo.es/deportes/mas-deporte/2019/01/12/5c39bd8021efa0c2278b472d.html

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