the Dakar rally, former winner, Russian Andrei Karginov got into a bad situation in Peru run the Dakar Friday day.
the truck series rival Karginov drifted to the leg during uphill towards the crowds. The rally followed the spectators dispersed quickly to the truck route in front.
Unfortunately, one of the viewer - to 60-year-old south african man - tripped and fell in the sand. Karginov drove directly to the man's leg over.
the end result was harsh for both parties. The truck rear tire pinned under a man fractures his femur. 60-year-old flown to the Peruvian desert to the hospital by helicopter.
the Dakar rally jury investigation Karginovin action and give harsh punishment. The 2014 winner was shut out from the competition. The reason for disqualification is that the 42-year-old driver did not stop to help injured spectators.
Karginov was the competition in the third event of the moment. He had won two of the five drive to the waypoint. The man in the garage Kamaz was appalled by the verdict.
– Andrey of course, not seen what happened. It happens uphill, and the wind from behind the glass reflected only the sky and the top of the mountain, Kamazin team manager Vladimir Tshagin comment to Reuters.
the Injured man was according to the organizers followed the competition in the area, which had no security measures for the viewers.
the Truck class in the forefront to drive Kamazin another car on the Eduard Nikolajev - Eugene Yakovlev - Vladimir Ribakov .
the car in tip mode to keep the rally paths, too familiar qatari Nasser al-Attiyah the car on. 13-fold champion Stephane peter hansel , 53, is a close second (+24.42). the Sebasitien Loeb and Daniel Elena are the fifth 40 minutes from the tip.
in Dakar will be celebrated on Saturday day. The legendary rally ends in Lima, 17. January.