MOSCOW (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 14th June, 2021) A vehicle has struck a group of spectators at the Finke Desert Race in Australia's Northern Territory, killing one and injuring two people, police said on Monday.
"Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses to a crash in which one person has died and two others have been injured during the Finke Desert Race earlier today [Monday]," police said in a statement.
It added that the fatal crash took place 35 kilometers (21 miles) from the start/finish line.
"A male spectator aged in his 50s was seriously injured as a result of the crash and medevaced to the Alice Springs Hospital, and the navigator of the vehicle, a woman aged in her 50s, received minor injuries," the statement read.
The area has been cordoned off and the investigation is underway.