Spanish rally co-driver dies in horror crash at Rally Vidreiro in Portugal


SPANISH rally car co-driver Laura Salvo died in an accident at the age of 21.

Salva was involved in a fatal accident during the first stage of Rally Vidreiro in Portugal.


Doctors were unable to resuscitate Laura Salvo before her deathCredit:

The car was being driven by Miguel Socias when it allegedly left the road and collided with another vehicle.

Doctors rushed to the scene within two minutes of the horrific incident.

They attempted to resuscitate her and an emergency helicopter was on standby.

But unfortunately, the talented co-pilot would have died at the scene.

Salva competed alongside Socias last season in the Suzuki Swift Cup.

And she started 2020 with an impressive victory at Rally del Bierzo.

His sister, Maria Salvo, is also a well-known and loved rally co-driver.

Tributes poured into social media after the tragic news of Salva’s death.

Tributes poured in for the 21-year-old on social media 2
Tributes poured in for the 21-year-old on social media Credit:

Peugeot Sport wrote: “Peugeot Sport would like to express its sincere condolences to the family and friends of co-driver Laura Salva, who died this morning following an accident at Rally Vidreio Centro in Portugal. ”

A heartbroken fan added: “The rally world has a new angel in heaven. ”

Another added: “A day of mourning for all rally fans after the tragic death of co-driver Laura Salvo this weekend in Portugal. “


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