A spectator struck by the No. 4 Hyundai i20 WRC of Hayden Paddon during the World Rally Championship’s Rallye Monte Carlo has died, the WRC confirmed today.
The Automobile Club de Monaco regrets to advise further details following incident of the car #4 in SS 1.
The spectator was transported by helicopter from the stage to hospital in Nice.
Despite the best efforts of the medical staff, the spectator has sadly died.
Everyone associated with the event extends their deepest sympathies and condolences to the families, friends and individuals affected.
The crash occurred near the end of Stage 1-the very first WRC stage of the 2017 season.
Paddon’s car ran wide on the icy edge of the road, striking the man and ultimately flipping Paddon’s car on its side.