Rwanda Rally cancelled after Navigator's Death

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The 2014 Rally des Mille Collines has been cancelled after a navigator, Christophe Dusquenne died after a bad accident.

The 2014 Rally des Mille Collines has been cancelled after a navigator, Christophe Dusquenne died after a bad accident.
Reports form Kigali indicate that Rwandan driver Claude Kwizera and his navigator Dusquene crashed their car in section 2 in Gakenke, Eastern Province.
The Subaru Impreza N12 skidded off the road and hit a tree directly impacting on Dusquene, who was in the right seat. The Belgian born navigator was rushed to Gahini hospital, but he reportedly died because of internal bleeding.
Kwizera suffered injuries to his right shoulder and is also undergoing treatment at the same hospital.
Kwizera, who has 100 points on the National Rally Championships standings, was hopeful that he would win today's race that would see him clinch the national title for the first time since he started his rally career in 2005.
He was facing tight competition from table leader Valery Bukera from Burundi who has 113 points. Four-time national champion Davite Giancarlo (3:43) won yesterday's super stage with Bukera coming second after posting 3:52. Kwizera came on sixth position in 4:14. Arthur Bukenya and Adam Essa are some of the Ugandan drivers who were partcipating in the event.
Uganda's Riyaz Kurji also died in the 2009 Pearl of Africa Rally. The two time Ugandan champions crushed his Subaru N8 and died on the spot.

 

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