Three killed as rally car hits spectators

(Martin Dremljuga/ERR)
5/31/2015 10:29 AM
Category: Sports

A 25-year-old couple and a 41-year-old driver were killed after a flipping rally car hit spectators Saturday evening.

The incident happened during the ninth stage of Neste Oil Harju Rally at around 17:00, near Ardu, Harju County, when Sander Sepp lost control of his Renault Clio and ploughed into spectators, leaving three dead.

The deceased are a 41-year-old rally car driver who had pulled out of the race earlier in the day, his 25-year-old mechanic and the mechanic's girlfriend, also 25.

Sepp and his co-pilot were taken to the hospital for check-up but their lives are not in danger, police representative told ERR.

M. Oll

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