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Craig Breen dies in an tragic accident during testing

Craig Breen dies in an tragic accident during testing

Irish motorsport star Craig Breen has been killed in a testing accident today ahead of next week’s Croatia Rally.

He was 33 years old and from Co Waterford.

Hyundai Motorsport confirmed the news on Thursday afternoon in a press release.





The vehicle Craig Breen was on, went off the road and collided with a pole.

Co-driver James Fulton was unharmed in the accident.

"The WRC family is shocked and saddened to learn of Craig Breen's passing" a World Rally Championship statement reads. "Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of Craig at this incredibly sad time."