Third Race2Recovery vehicle retires from Dakar Rally

A third vehicle in the Race2Recovery team of injured soldiers who are attempting to complete the Dakar Rally for charity has been forced to retire after an accident.

The team has tweeted:

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A third Race2Recovery Wildcat race vehicle has been forced to retire from the Dakar Rally as a result of an in-race accident.

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Driver Ben Gott and co-driver SSgt Mark Zambon were racing across the desert in Chile on Stage 6 of Dakar 2013... http://t.co/UATmo0L7

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Ben and Mark were treated at the scene. Ben had an injury to his back and was transferred to a local hospital in... http://t.co/dor2pvRl

It comes a day after three members of the team were injured in a head-on collision.

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Soldiers injured in Dakar crash

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