This weekend is the 67th meeting of the Gold Cup at Oliver’s Mount, England’s only road racing circuit.
At least three people have been injured after a motorcycle drove into a crowd of spectators. According to current situation, two people who were seriously injured were hastly flown to hospital for quick medical attention and treatment. The motorbike that caused all this damage was due to take part in the race.
The incident occurred at Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup Road Races at Oliver’s Mount Race Circuit, Scarborough, where two Air ambulances and three land ambulances were immediately called at around 10:45am.
Two people were flown to hospital while another person was taken to hospital by regular land ambulance.
Two rapid response vehicles, a clinical supervisor and a manager were also sent to the site of the incident.
A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said:
“We were called at around 10.45am this morning to reports of a collision involving a motorcyclist and spectators on Oliver’s Mount circuit in Scarborough.
“A number of spectators have been injured and taken to hospital, including one seriously injured.
“The rider of the motorcycle was treated at the scene.”
The race is set to continue as normal after the panic crash, officials have confirmed.
“We are now cleared for racing again and riders are back on circuit”, another official said.
“Thank you to the marshals, medics, air ambulance crew, stewards, officials and spectators who assisted us this morning.”