Northern Ireland

Rider critically ill after Tandragee 100 crash

Dario Cecconi Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption Dario Cecconi, 38, was injured in the Senior Support Race on Saturday

A 38-year-old rider is critically ill in hospital after crashing during a race at the Tandragee 100.

Dario Cecconi, from Italy, was injured in the last lap of the Senior Support race in County Armagh on Saturday afternoon.

He was taken to Craigavon Area Hospital.

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Image caption The injured rider has been taken to Craigavon Area Hospital

The remaining classes, including the Supertwin and main Superbike race were cancelled.

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Image caption Racing was suspended after the crash