The Dakar pilot Edwin Straver, in a critical state - La Provincia

The Dutch pilot of Dakar Edwin straver is in critical condition after suffering a fall this Thursday in the eleventh stage, admitted to a hospital in Riyadh.

According to De Telegraaf and in the absence of official confirmation of DakarStraver, 48, is very serious after a fatal fall while driving at 50 kilometers per hour. The KTM, in its third Dakar, competes in the Original by Motul motorcycle mode.

Because of the fall against the dunes in the stage that covered Shubaytah and Haradh, the pilot broke one of the cervical vertebrae and had to be resuscitated. The Dutchman was transferred to a hospital, where he is feared for his life in an edition already tragic by the Death of the Portuguese Paulo Gonçalves last Sunday.


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