Edwin Straver Photo: Edwin Straver Rally Team
Motorcycle racer from the Netherlands Edwin Straver the accident on the 11th stage of the Dakar rally, died. It is reported Motosport.
According to the publication, Straver received incompatible with life brain damage. Relatives of the athlete made the decision to switch off life support.
About the accident with the participation of the driver it became known on January 17. 48-year-old Strever lost control, crashed into a dune and broke a cervical vertebra. After the accident he survived clinical death and in critical condition was taken to the hospital.
Racer third time took part in the rally “Dakar”. His best result is a 30th place overall in 2019.
On January 12 the Portuguese Paulo Goncalves died at the “Dakar”. He lost control in the area between the dunes, fell from the bike and fell and received severe head injuries and body. The damage was fatal.
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