A car rally can be quite popular among those who watch what happens, especially if those spectators manage to get a good point on the route to watch the cars go by. A rally must be carefully planned to make sure it is safe for all those who take part, as well as for those who attend. You will usually see crash barriers and limits to how close the spectators can get to the action as well.
If you have ever attended a rally you will know how exciting it can be. However, while accidents are rare and injuries to spectators even less likely to happen, things can still go wrong from time to time.
Obviously the worst thing that can happen is for a car taking part in the rally to leave the road and crash into a section of spectators. This type of accident is thankfully very rare, but if it does occur it has the potential to seriously injure several people. There is usually little to no time to get out of the way.
If you are injured at an event like this, your life could easily change in a split-second. You may get away with minor injuries but you could still suffer from flashbacks and anxiety as a result of what happened. You might be surprised at how it makes you feel.
Considering the possibility of rally event injury compensation
In order to claim rally event injury compensation, you must be in a position to prove someone else was negligent. For example, if a car crashes into you it could actually be the organisers of the event who are negligent, because they did not provide adequate safety barriers. This is an example of course – every situation is different.
This is why we would always encourage you to call us at Accident Advice Helpline. Since Accident Advice Helpline has 15 years’ experience in handling claims of all kinds, we are well placed to work out whether you have evidence of negligence to help your own case.
Our professional injury compensation lawyers are here to help, and if they can support you through the claims process they will let you know. All that remains is to call us free on 0800 689 0500 to get things started. One call might start the process that leads towards a compensation claim meeting with success.
Date Published: October 25, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead