Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya called off after fatal accident of Rider Subhamoy Paul

Subhamoy Paul, 49 years old veteran off-road rider.Who was taking part in the Moto-Quads Xtreme category of the 18th Edition of Maruti Suzuki Raid De Himalaya . Subhamoy Paul was died on Tuesday during the third day of the rally. The organisers called off the ongoing 18th edition of the rally after the death

The incident took place at the Losar to Gramphoo stage over Kunzum pass. Where Subhamoy Paul have lost control over his motorcycle – KTM 500 EXC. in a rocky section and reportedly died on the spot. Subhamoy Paul was found with a severe head injury near Chhatru, around 17 kilometres from Gramphoo. He was airlifted to Manali by the support medical chopper.

Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya called off after fatal accident of Rider Subhamoy Paul

The 2016 edition of the Ride began from Manali on Sunday and the competitors crossed the Rohtang Pass on the first day, ending the day’s ride in Kaza.

  • 2nd day– the competitors ride competitive stages in a Kaza Gate-Lingti-Rama-Kaza Gate-Demul-Kaza loop.
  • 3rd day– the competitors began from Kaza & took the route via Losar and Gramphoo.

 

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