Spanish motorcycle rider Hugo Millan, 14, died Sunday during a youth race at the Motorland Aragon circuit near Alcaniz (Spain), the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) said in a statement.
After a serious accident during the European Talent Cup on the Motorland Aragon circuit, it is with great sadness that we announce the death of driver Hugo Millan,
” said the FIM.
Millan fell off his bike 13 laps from time. The Spanish rider tried to get up immediately after his fall but did not have time to get off the track. Another motorcycle then crashed into his, hitting him in the neck and back. The red flag immediately rose, bringing the race to a halt. After receiving emergency treatment on the track, Millan was transferred to the circuit medical center. La Cuna de Campeones, the pilot school that trained Millan, lamented a "
in a statement. “
We would like to extend our condolences to all of his family, friends and members of his team after this tragic event. (...) May he rest in peace.