Spanish rally co-driver Laura Salvo dies in crash aged 21: Horror at Rally ...

Spanish rally co-driver Laura Salvo dies in crash aged 21: Horror at Rally Videiro in Portugal as car careers off road and smashed into other vehicle Laura Salvo, 21, died after a fatal accident in the first stage of the Rally Vidreiro Medics got to the crash within two minutes but the co-driver died at the scene  She had kicked off 2020 with an impressive win at the Rally del Bierzo 

By Emer Scully For Mailonline

Published: 15:51 BST, 10 October 2020 | Updated: 16:25 BST, 10 October 2020

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A Spanish rally co-driver has died in a horrific crash when her car veered off the road and smashed into another vehicle.

Laura Salvo, 21, was competing in the first stage of the Rally Vidreiro in Portugal when her car allegedly careered off the road and slammed into a pine tree. 

The car was bring driven by Miguel Socias and medics rushed to the scene within two minutes. Attempts to resuscitate her failed and she died on the roadside.   

Laura Salvo (pictured), 21, was involved in a fatal accident in the first stage of the Rally Vidreiro in Portugal

Laura Salvo (pictured), 21, was involved in a fatal accident in the first stage of the Rally Vidreiro in Portugal

The commander of the Marinha Grande Volunteer Firefighters, Vítor Graça, told Mundo Deportive the car in which Socias and Salvo were traveling, 'collapsed about 500/600 meters from the beginning of the first section, when it hit a pine tree'.

Salvo was trapped inside and once released suffered from cardiac arrest. Attempts to resuscitate her were initially successful and the victim was transported, already stabilized and intubated, to a landing zone about 980 feet away from the crash site.

The car was bring driven by Miguel Socias and medics rushed to the scene within two minutes. Attempts to resuscitate her failed and she died on the roadside. Pictured, Salvo

The car was bring driven by Miguel Socias and medics rushed to the scene within two minutes. Attempts to resuscitate her failed and she died on the roadside. Pictured, Salvo

The commander of the Marinha Grande Volunteer Firefighters, Vítor Graça, told Mundo Deportive the car in which Socias and Salvo were traveling, 'collapsed about 500/600 meters from the beginning of the first section, when it hit a pine tree'

The commander of the Marinha Grande Volunteer Firefighters, Vítor Graça, told Mundo Deportive

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