A gruesome moment when a one-armed motocross rider, 23, is run over and killed by two fellow rivals

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Horrifying moment when one-armed motocross rider, 23, is run over and killed by two fellow competitors after falling off his bike in Argentina

  • Alberto ‘Wey’ Zapata fell from his bike after losing control in a jump
  • He had survived a nasty car accident in November that led to his arm amputation
  • Zapata’s return to motocross racing after the crash defied health advice
  • He topped the podium at a race in Chubut, Argentina on March 4

This is the gruesome moment when a motocross rider dies in a race after being run over by two other competitors after a fall.

Alberto ‘Wey’ Zapata, 23, fell to the ground after losing control of his bike during a jump.

Hurting footage showed one of two riders unable to evade Zapata, riding despite having only one arm after a traffic accident led to an amputation of limbs when he loosened and crashed into the sand.

This is the moment just before a motocross rider is killed in a race due to being run over by two other participants after a fall

This is the moment just before a motocross rider is killed in a race due to being run over by two other participants after a fall

Alberto 'Wey' Zapata, 23, lost control of his bike during a jump on the motocross track

Alberto 'Wey' Zapata, 23, lost control of his bike during a jump on the motocross track

Alberto ‘Wey’ Zapata, 23, lost control of his bike during a jump on the motocross track

Zapata fell off his bike, then slid into the path of one of his fellow competitors

Zapata fell off his bike, then slid into the path of one of his fellow competitors

Zapata fell off his bike, then slid into the path of one of his fellow competitors

Hurting footage showed one of two riders unable to evade Zapata, riding despite having only one arm after a traffic accident led to an amputation of limbs when he loosened and crashed into the sand.

Hurting footage showed one of two riders unable to evade Zapata, riding despite having only one arm after a traffic accident led to an amputation of limbs when he loosened and crashed into the sand.

Hurting footage showed one of two riders unable to evade Zapata, riding despite having only one arm after a traffic accident led to an amputation of limbs when he loosened and crashed into the sand.

The dramatic accident happened on Sunday, just four and a half months after he cheated on death after crashing his car on a main road south of the Argentinian city of San Juan.

He broke his collarbone and had to have his left arm amputated after losing control of his Chevrolet Corsa Classic on November 15 last year.

The motorcycle enthusiast got a standing ovation every lap as he returned to racing minus his amputated limb, defying health workers telling him he should give up his passion.

He celebrated his first podium finish after returning to the southern Argentinian city of Chubut on March 4, taking to Instagram to write: ‘First podium after my amputation.

‘The results of hard work, desire, dreams and a truly unforgettable moment.’

The accident that led to his death happened during a race in San Agustin, a town in the Argentine province of Cordoba, on the same motocross track where Zapata returned to racing after his car accident.

Zapata broke his collarbone and had to have his left arm amputated after losing control of his Chevrolet Corsa Classic on November 15 last year.

Zapata broke his collarbone and had to have his left arm amputated after losing control of his Chevrolet Corsa Classic on November 15 last year.

Zapata broke his collarbone and had to have his left arm amputated after losing control of his Chevrolet Corsa Classic on November 15 last year.

Sergio Unac, governor of the San Juan province where the brave motocross racer came from, said: “I am devastated by the sad news of Wey Zapata’s death.

My condolences to his family and friends in this sad moment.

Rest in peace fighter. In San Juan, we will remember you as a great sportsman and a great fighter. ‘

Zapata recently recalled how his mother had told him the news of his amputation, revealing, “The doctors didn’t tell me, but they pointed it out.

‘When I was in the hospital I didn’t feel my arm and wondered if I still had it until my mom said,’ No, you don’t have your arm, they amputated it right after the accident. ‘

His life was saved by a passerby who saw his crashed car and stopped his arm bleeding with a turnstile.

He said after his last podium finish a week before his fatal accident: ‘I sometimes find it hard to believe what is happening to me because I can ride a motorcycle with one arm four months after the amputation.

“It would be enough for me to just be able to enjoy riding the bike again, so it’s great to be able to enjoy my third podium since returning to racing.”

Zapata celebrated his first podium finish after returning, after having his left arm amputated, in the southern Argentinian city of Chubut on March 4.

Zapata celebrated his first podium finish after returning, after having his left arm amputated, in the southern Argentinian city of Chubut on March 4.

Zapata celebrated his first podium finish after returning, after having his left arm amputated, in the southern Argentinian city of Chubut on March 4.

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