The videos that are released by the organization of the Dakar Rally on social networks they are not usually what all fans are looking for. In addition to following their favorite drivers, fans feel the curiosity of seeing the most spectacular accidents of the test and this Thursday a video of an incident involving a Latin American representative went viral.
After several seasons as the main driver of the category SSV, the Argentinian Juan Manuel Silva made the decision to undertake a new adventure, although this time as a navigator of the Spanish Gael queralt. Besides the Rally, ‘El Pato’ Silva is an experienced car driver. He was champion of Road Tourism, Formula Renault and TC2000 of his country.
In the video you can see the moment in which the Argentine and the Spanish starred in a turnaround that left them aside. However, they experienced the moment of anxiety before getting out of the car. When they capsized, they left a great dust cloud, which made it difficult to see the competitors coming from behind on the route of the most difficult race in the world.
After the accident, a truck is seen approaching at high speeds and cannot see Silva and Queralt’s car, turned on the road. That is why everything seems to end in the worst way. However, the truck driver, the Russian Jaroslav Valtr, had an incredible reflex action and dodged the SSV of the Argentine and the Spanish by a few centimeters.
Not only were the lives of the SSV pilots at risk. On the side of the car, you can see how a photographer approaches to take some images of the moment. Fortunately, he was able to see the truck approaching and quickly escape danger. Silva and Queralt. Both occupy the 24th position of the Dakar general.
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