Sunday, September 7, 2014

3 dead as car crashes into crowd in Portugal

Three people , two boys aged eight and
Thirteen, were killed when a car ploughed into
spectators at a rally event in northern portugal
on Sunday , firefighters said .
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The third victim was a 48- year- old woman who
died when the car veered off the track following
a sharp bend , after it had crossed the finishing
line at the race in Guimaraes.
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Eight people were injured and two of them are in
a critical condition , emergency services said: a
40- year- old man with head trauma and a woman
of 18 with leg fractures .

They were rushed to a
hospital in Braga.

The driver of the car has been taken to hospital
suffering from shock.

The accident happened shortly after the start of
the first stage of the rally at a part of the track
that was not protected by barriers. The event
was suspended after the tragedy.

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