Rider dies in Australasian Safari
- 25th September 2013, 3:06pm
At 9.33am today, a MOTO competitor had an accident on stage 1, 50km East of Minilya.
Despite the immediate intervention of emergency services, the competitor died at the scene as a result of their injuries.
The remainder of the leg has been cancelled.
Organisers have arranged for a Pastor and Counsellors to be available at the Bivouac.
A full investigation of the circumstances surrounding the death has already commenced in association with local and motorsport authorities.
A further statement will be issued by the organisers at 7:00pm in Carnarvon.
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