Teenager Killed In French Car Rally Accident

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Updated October 12, 2019


A teenager died Saturday and five people were injured when the driver of a car taking part in an auto rally in France ran into spectators.

The accident occured during the Rallye des Cardabelles in the southern French region of Millau as the driver was coming out of a hairpin bend, a local official said.

A 19-year-old man died on the spot while another teenager was flown by helicopter to Toulouse in a serious condition, Patrick Bernie told AFP.

The others injured included the driver and three other spectators.

The spectators were standing at a spot that was forbidden to the public, an AFP correspondent said.