Friday, June 7, 2013

Isle Of Man TT Race Crash: 11 Spectators Hurt

Eleven spectators have been injured, one seriously, during a crash in the first lap of the senior Isle of Man TT motorcycle race.

Rider Jonathan Howarth, who was involved in this afternoon's smash, escaped unhurt.

The race was red flagged as emergency services rushed to the scene.

Organisers ACU Events Ltd said in a statement: "Eleven spectators have been taken to hospital with injuries ranging from slight to serious. None are believed to be life-threatening at this time.