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Motorbike Rider Hugo Millán, 14, Dies In Crash

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Motorbike Rider Hugo Millán, 14, Dies In Crash

Motorbike rider Hugo Millán has died following a crash in Spain.

The 14-year-old was involved in a fatal collision in a European Talent Cup race at MotorLand Aragon, in Alcaniz, earlier today (Sunday 25 July).

The Spaniard was treated at the scene, before being airlifted to Zaragoza Hospital, where he passed away.

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In a statement, the FIM CEV Repsol Series - in which he competed - said: "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.

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"The FIM, FIM Europe, Dorna and MotorLand Aragón Circuit pass on our deepest condolences to Millán's family, friends, team and loved ones."

Tributes to Millan have been shared on social media:

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RIP Hugo.

Featured Image Credit: Twitter/MotoGP

Topics: Motorbike, Spain

Jake Massey
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