Rally drivers too traumatized to race again

  • 1999-07-08
  • Sandra L. Medearis
RIGA - Two rally drivers whose cars recently crashed into a crowd killing and injuring dozens of spectators have hung up their racing helmets, saying they are too traumatized by the tragedy to continue their racing careers. The accident occurred on May 26 when two competing cars, driven by Arnis Skesters and Aldis Kasparovics, collided and spun off the track; one went into a roll, killing seven people and injuring many others.A nine-year-old boy died on June 29 from head injuries after being on life support since the accident, bringing the total death toll to eight; around 25 people were in...
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