March 28, 2009 / 12:34 PM / 10 years ago

Rallying-Three spectators killed in Czech accident

PRAGUE, March 28 (Reuters) - Three spectators died after a rally car drove into the crowd off a bend during a domestic championship race in the Czech Republic on Saturday, news agency CTK reported. Czech Television reported Slovak driver Lukas Lapdavsky was injured in the crash near the eastern Czech town of Stramberk and taken to hospital, along with an injured spectator.

The Valasska Rally, a race on the International Championship of the Czech Republic circuit, was suspended after the accident. (Reporting by Jan Lopatka; Editing by Sonia Oxley; To comment on this story: sportsfeedback@thomsonreuters.com)

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