Craig Breen dies in an tragic accident during testing
By The Headlines, April 13, 2023 | 01:59 PM
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.
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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."