The Briton suffered an accident at kilometer 52 of the primary stage of the endurance check
Sam Sunderland, champion of the 2022 Dakar Rally on bikes, needed to go away the 2023 version this Sunday because of an accident at kilometer 52 of the primary stage of the endurance check.
The double winner of the Dakar (he had additionally received in 2017) crashed after the primary checkpoint, which he had reached because the chief of the stage (22:10) with a ten-second benefit over the Chilean Paul Quintanilla and the Spanish Joan Barreda.
On the place the place the accident occurred, he was handled by the medical staff, in accordance with the group, and, though he was “acutely aware and fully cell”, because of again ache he was taken by airplane to the Yanbu hospital to endure further examinations.
The Briton, who was going through his tenth Dakar, repeated what had occurred to him in his first protection of the title, in 2018, though then he deserted it within the fourth stage and after two partial victories.