MADRID — A 14-year-old Spanish rider died after being struck by one other rider in a bike race in Spain on Sunday, organizers stated.
Hugo Millán was run over after taking place in the midst of the observe on the second lap of the European Expertise Cup race on the MotorLand Aragón Circuit.
Though a couple of riders have been capable of keep away from Millán as he tried to stand up and transfer out of the way in which on the exit of a flip, organizers stated Oleg Pawelec on the No. 5 bike hit him straight on.
Millán, who had began in second place, stayed immobile on the bottom as different riders glided by. He had simply prevented falling a couple of turns earlier however finally misplaced management and went down whereas in second place.
Pawelec was not significantly injured and left the observe on his personal.
Millán was attended to by medical doctors for a number of minutes earlier than being taken to the observe’s hospital in an ambulance. He was later transported to a different hospital in a helicopter.
“We’re deeply saddened to report that Hugo Millán succumbed to his accidents after a crash within the HETC race,” organizers FIM CEV Repsol stated on Twitter.
Six-time MotoGP champion Marc Márquez was among the many high riders who reacted to Millán’s dying.
“RIP, Hugo Millán,” Márquez stated on Twitter. “My most honest condolences to his household, mates and workforce.”