Sunday, April 2, 2023

An 18-year-old girl died at a rally in the Canary Islands

The tragedy grieved the Galdar city of Gran Canaria An 18-year-old fan died When Comarca Norte was being driven by one of the cars participating in the rally. In the same accident, a 19-year-old boy was seriously injured and at the end of this edition he was in a hospital in Las Palmas where he was undergoing surgery for a hip injury. There was no danger to his life. The victim has been identified as AGS, while the injured have responded to the initial JOS

The accident occurred at approximately 10:30 am when vehicle number 44, the Toyota Starlet 1.3, was in the final section of the third time segment along the finish line in the Galdar Valley. The victims were watching trials on the slope of Enzo Road, when the driver of the vehicle lost control of the car and went about five meters up the slope, tragically running over a group of people who were there.

At that time everything was screaming and there was panic. After a fatal outcry, the vehicle went down the slope and Was overturned The two followed and ran over the spectators, who were lying down waiting for help.

Security teams were immediately informed and rushed to the spot to assess the condition of the victims. Upon arrival, they could only confirm the death of the young woman and immediately transfer the other victim to the hospital where she underwent emergency surgery. Soon after learning of the tragic incident, the organization of the Comarca Norte Rally decided to Suspended The development of the test while regretting what happened.

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other tragedies

Unfortunately, this type of fatal accident happens with some regularity in Spain. In July 2014 in Miengo, Cantabria, death of two spectators After being run over by one of the cars in the race. The pilot lost control of the vehicle and collided with them. Two years earlier, in the 2012 edition of the Principe de Asturias rally, another fan who was photographing the event was hit by a car. Also a year earlier, in May 2011, two other people lost their lives during a race in the town of Pozoblanco in Córdoba.

The year 2004 was also mourned when a 6-year-old boy, who was watching the event with his family, lost his life when a vehicle impacted against a metal fence. Three years earlier, and in Jerez de los Caballeros in Badajoz, another spectacular accident ended with two deaths, two serious injuries and three others of varying degrees.

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