Trucker Karginov from Dakar Rally is put after collision with spectator

The organization of the Dakar Rally has trucker Andrey Karginov Saturday from the race. The Russian raced Friday in the fifth stage, a spectator and stopped then not to concern itself with the wounded man.

Karginov drove at the woestijnproef by Peru in the dunes on a group of spectators. Most of them could just in time of the material, but a sixty-year old man from South Africa was late.

The Rus, which has two stages and the second was in the championship in the trucks, drove his Kamaz on the leg of the man, his hip broke.

icipants are, according to the organization is required to stop when a spectator is hit by a car, but Karginov swept at full speed in the sand.

The victim was later help of the medical service of the Dakar Rally, and was taken by helicopter transported to the hospital in Arequipa.

De Rooy climbed to the fourth place in standings

By the disqualification sliding Gerard de Rooy and Ton van Genugten a spot on the leaderboard. De Rooy is now fourth and Van Genugten occupied the fifth place.

The guidance in the trucks is in the hands of Eduard Nikolaev. The Rus has almost twelve minutes ahead of his countryman Dmitry Sotnikov.

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