The Czech of Loprajs has broken two vertebras during failure on “ Dakar “
the Czech racer Alesh Loprajs acting in a class of trucks on “ Tatre “ has received serious damages as a result of failure which has occurred to its crew at the ninth stage of rally “ Dakar - 2012 “.
On the official site the pilot who was among leaders of race, has opened incident details.
- After very intense first part of a stage truck mechanic Peter Almashi who, unfortunately, has dozed off operated, - has noted Loprajs. - Unfortunately, I and navigator Mihal Ernest also at this time slept. I have woken up only while the car on high speed went to a ravine. I shouted to Peter, but it has not cleared up. Blow was very strong, two wheels then we some more times have turned over at once have come off the truck. Race for us has been finished.
Loprajs also has told, how crewmen feel: “ Our transportation to doctors proceeded about three hours. The helicopter we waited more than hour. At the moment we are in hospital in Iquique. I have broken two vertebras, and at Petera a brain concussion. Mihal damages has avoided “.
we Will remind that on a line of the first spetsuchastka “ Dakar - 2012 “ the Argentina motorcyclist Horhe Boero was lost. 38 - the summer sportsman has died of cardiac arrest after falling on 55 - m distance kilometre.