Auto: Sébastien Ogier and his co-driver involved in an accident in Poland

Auto: Sébastien Ogier and his co-driver involved in an accident in Poland

Sebastien Ogier et Vincent Landais lors de leur victoire au rallye du Portugal. MAXPPP – JOSE COELHO

Rally Poland is scheduled to take place from June 27-30 in the northeast of the country.

French multiple world rally champion Sébastien Ogier and his co-driver Vincent Landais were involved in a road accident during a reconnaissance ahead of Rally Poland and are undergoing medical checks, their team said on Tuesday.

“Seb and Vincent were involved in a road accident during reconnaissance for Rally Poland and have been taken for medical checks”, Toyota Gazoo Racing said on social media.

Two others injured in the accident

According to a source close to the organizers who requested anonymity, the two pilots "have nothing, they have no were injured". "The collision took place during a reconnaissance on a national road, while they were driving at low speed", this source told AFP. According to the private 24-hour news television Polsat News, the car of the eight-time world champion "collided with a passenger car".

"The incident happened while he was familiarizing himself with one of the routes of the Poland Rally’ quot;, Polsat News reported, adding that "Sébastien Ogier and his co-pilot were transported to hospital". "Two other people were injured in the accident", according to television.

The Poland Rally is scheduled to take place from June 27 to 30 in the northeast of the country. Ogier, 40, and Landais, 32, are only competing in a few WRC Championship events this season. The French driver is 4th in the general classification and won two rallies in a row in Croatia at the end of April and in Portugal in mid-May.

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