Former TC champion Roberto Urretavizcaya suffered a motorcycle accident and is hospitalized in intensive care

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The idol of road tourism, Roberto Urretavizcaya He suffered a serious accident aboard his motorcycle and is hospitalized in intensive care. The event occurred at noon this Wednesday while he was riding his motorcycle on the road to Chacabuco and Bragado, and according to the official report he is in serious condition.

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The CT Champion have a severe head injury, and was transferred to the Municipal Hospital of his city, Chacabuco. Once stabilized, he was sent to the Clínica Centro de Junín for his intervention, for now his new conditions are unknown, according to the portal Chacabuco en Red.

“At noon, the Nuestra Señora del Carmen Municipal Hospital Guard was informed, on the income of Urretavizcaya, Roberto Julio (66) that for reasons that are being tried to establish, on a local road that goes to the rural village of Coronel Segui, he had suffered a road accident, at a time when he was circulating aboard his 150 cc Honda motorcycle. Consequentially He suffered severe head trauma and a pulmonary contusion with a guarded prognosis. With the intervention of UFI 11 Chacabuco, a criminal case for injuries from the accident was initiated,” the official part of the incident reported.

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Its history in Motorsport

The ex-racer made a total of 352 races, making him one of the busiest-attended runners in the 80-year-old division. He has achieved 10 victories in his entire career, he has also achieved 6 pole positions and 26 podiums. Tito spent a total of 25 years in the categoryfirst was with Chevrolet, then moved to Ford and retired from motorsport with Dodge.

Urreta is well known in Argentine motorsport circles, his moment of greatest popularity occurred when he was crowned Formula Renault champion in 1982 with a Crespi chassis, he achieved that title before the end of the competition thanks to the great year he had had. Currently, Roberto holds the position of member of the board of directors, as an alternate member.

Source: Clarin

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