State of Manvir Bayran after KCB Meru Rally crash

By GameYetu: Thursday, November 14th 2019 at 16:22 GMT +3 | Sports

The wreck of Manvir Baryan's Skoda Fabia after it crashed during the second leg of the KCB Meru Safari Rally. [Courtesy]

Africa rally champion Manvir Baryan is recovering at the Aga Khan Hospital after his Skoda Fabia crashed during the second leg of the KCB Meru Safari Rally.

The Kenyan rally car driver, together with his English navigator Drew Sturrock saw his race cut short after his car somersaulted seven times.

The race had to be halted for about an hour as rally officials debated on whether to take the injured Baryan for treatment in Nairobi.

The race had to be halted for about an hour. [Courtesy]

Sturrock was also taken to hospital for checkups though he had not sustained major injuries.

Onkar Rai, driving a Volkswagen Polo and navigated by Gavin Laurance won the rally, with Carl Tundo and Baldev Chager coming in second and third respectively. Both Chager and Tundo were driving a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo10s.

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