Dakar 2021 | South African Henk Lategan fractures collar bone in huge crash

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• Toyota Gazoo Racing driver Henk Lategan was airlifted to Riyadh after suffering a fractured collar bone on stage 5. 

• The South African along with navigator Brett Cummings started the stage fifth overall. 

• Lategan's compatriot Giniel de Villiers leads proceedings after 197km. 


South African driver Henk Lategan suffered a collar bone fracture due to an accident on stage 5 of the Dakar Rally. Lategan was airlifted to hospital in Riyadh. 

The Toyota Gazoo Racing driver and navigator Brett Cummings rolled their Hilux at the start of the special stage, with Cummings reportedly unhurt from the incident. 

The duo had started the stage fifth overall and had put in two excellent performances in the previous stages, including finishing third on stage 4. 

Lategan's compatriot Giniel de Villiers leads the fifth stage after 197km. The former Dakar winner leads Erik Van Loon, also in a Toyota with Orlando Terranova. 



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