Bike racing tragedy: 13-year-old racer dies in championship accident

13-year-old motorcycle rider Kopparam Shreyas Harish

New Delhi: According to news from Bengaluru, 13-year-old motorcycle rider Kopparam Shreyas Harish died after meeting with an accident in a racing championship on Saturday. He had serious head injuries. At the same time, it was learned that Shreyas had recently celebrated his 13th birthday about 10 days ago.

The MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship is underway at the Madras International Circuit in Chennai. But now after the accident, the race has been postponed till today i.e. Sunday.

In fact, Shreyas had secured a brilliant first place in one of the qualifying events required for this race on Saturday morning itself. While crossing the first turn of the track in the race, Shreyas lost control of his bike and fell victim to an accident. Due to this, he had a deep injury on his head. The race was stopped immediately and he was taken to a nearby hospital.

According to the information, after this, he was immediately taken to a nearby hospital by an ambulance on the track, where he was declared brought dead. His father was also with him at the time of the incident. Let us tell you that Shreyas, a student of Kenashree School in Bangalore, was born on July 26, 2010. He was also considered a budding racer as he had won several major national-level races.

13-year-old motorcycle rider Kopparam Shreyas Harish

If seen, this is the second such accident in Indian motorsport this year. Earlier in January, 59-year-old racer KE Kumar died in a hospital after an accident in the second round of the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Car Racing Championship 2022 at the Madras International Circuit.