Italian tourist killed during the ninth stage of the Dakar rally
MOSCOW, 10 Jan – An Italian tourist has died after being hit during the ninth stage of the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia, France Presse reported.
The incident occurred on Tuesday between Riyadh and Harad.
“A spectator of Italian origin, who was behind the dune, was injured on the rally track. The victim, evacuated by helicopter to provide him with medical care, died during transportation,” the Dakar organizers said in a statement.
In 2023, the Dakar will be held for the 45th time in history.