The crew of the Russian team “KAMAZ-master” Andrey Karginov was disqualified from the rally “Dakar-2019” because of the impact on the viewer.
About it report “Facts and comments”.
For the 279-kilometer fifth stage in Peru, the truck made arrival on the man from South Africa, which as a result of the incident suffered a broken femur. The Russians also moved on without offering assistance to the victim, who was airlifted to the hospital.
“Unpleasant situation occurred with the crew of Andrey Karginov. At the beginning of the special stage he has failed the front axle, the entire day was moving on the rear wheel drive is extremely difficult in the high dunes. A group of audience of five people were on the trajectory of the truck when he stopped on one of the climbs. The four ran off to the side, and one stumbled in viscous sand, and his leg came under the rear wheel of the truck. Andrew, of course, of the episode not seen, because there was a rise, and in this situation in the windshield are visible only to the sky and part of the mountain. About the incident he learned only after the finish”, — explained the situation head of the Russian team Vladimir Chagin.
The time of the incident to watch the video at 5:00.
Before the incident, the Russian team was ranked in the overall standings of the rally-RAID “Dakar” in the second place.
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