A 14-year-old Spanish rider has died after being struck by another rider in a motorbikee race in Spain over the weekend.
Hugo Millán was hit in the middle of a lap at the European Talent Cup race at the MotorLand Aragón Circuit.
Organisers CEV Repsol released a press statement saying: ” Following a serious incident in European Talent Cup Race One at the MotorLand Aragón Round of the FIM CEV Repsol, it is with great sadness that we report the passing of rider Hugo Millán.
Millán was involved in a multi-rider incident at Turn 5, with the session immediately red flagged. The Medical Intervention Vehicles arrived at the site immediately and the rider was attended to on track before being transferred to the Medical Centre at the Circuit.
Despite the best efforts of the circuit medical staff, the Medical Centre has announced that Millán has sadly succumbed to his injuries.
Millán was enjoying his most successful season so far in the FIM CEV Repsol, claiming several podiums to demonstrate his consistency as he competed at the front of the class.
The FIM, FIM Europe, Dorna and MotorLand Aragón Circuit pass on our deepest condolences to Millán’s family, friends, team and loved ones.”
Although a few riders were able to avoid Millán he was hit by a bike as he was trying to recover from a fall.
Millán was attended to by the track medical team before being transported to hospital in a helicopter where he was pronounced dead.