Mourning in Spanish motorsport after meeting the death of the Spanish co-pilot Laura Salvo, 21, in an accident of the first special race of the Marinha Grande Rally in Portugal. The car driven by his partner Miquel Socias left the road, causing the death of the young woman.
The organization of the Vidreiro Rally announced the news on Saturday morning on his official account, also collecting the words of Nuno Pinto, president of the Marinha Grande Automobile Club.
“The competitor Laura Salvo, who participated as a navigator in the Peugeot Rally Cup Ibérica, suffered an accident at the beginning of the first section, ending in his death“, lament.
“The Marinha Grande Automobile Club and its means of aid arrived at the place in about two minutes, doing his best to save the young competitor and trying to revive her. The media took the victim to an area where it was possible to arrival of a medical emergency helicopter, but the competitor ended up dying on the spot, “he explained.
Also, throughout the day they will offer more information about the events and more statements from the organization.