Lethal motorcycle accident


This weekend saw an unfortunate motorcyle accident in the Malaysian Grand Prix.

During the second lap in the eleventh bend, the Italian motorcyclist’s bike veered so he slipped. Unfortunately Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards crashed into Simoncelli while he was sliding on the asphalt. After the accident the Italian lay on the ground unconsciously.
The race was red-flagged and an ambulance immediately transported the young racer to the medical centre. Unhappily at 16:56 local time, he had died from his injuries.
The Moto GP’s doctor, Mark Russo’s opinion the tragedy was inescapable.
Marco Simoncelli lived 24 years.

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