Moto3 teen tragically dies after horror crash

Dupasquier tragically passed away following complications from his crash at Mugello.

Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier has tragically passed away after suffering serious injuries following a crash at the Italian Grand Prix.

Dupasquier was rushed to hospital in a serious condition when he fell on the exit of turn nine near the end of qualifying. He was struck by the bike of Ayumu Sasaki, who was launched into the air and slid along the circuit after a heavy landing.

Dupasquier was attended at trackside by doctors and was later airlifted to a hospital in Florence.

MotoGP confirmed the 19-year-old Swiss rider’s passing tonight.

“Dupasquier was involved in a multi-rider incident between Turns 9 and 10, with the session red-flagged thereafter,” An official statement read.

“FIM Medical Intervention Vehicles arrived at the site immediately and the Swiss rider was attended to on track before being transferred by medical helicopter, in a stable state, to Careggi Hospital in Florence.

“Despite the best efforts of circuit medical staff and all those subsequently attending to the Swiss rider, the hospital has announced that Dupasquier has sadly succumbed to his injuries.

“The FIM, IRTA, MSMA and Dorna Sports pass on our deepest condolences to Dupasquier’s family, friends, team and loved ones.”

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