23-year-old SUPERBIKE star, Matheus Barbosa, has died in a fatal bike crash after losing control of his bike during a race in San Paulo, Brazil.
The late Matheus Barbosa lost his life at the famous Interlagos circuit on the outskirts of Sao Paulo after he was filmed to have lost control of his bike and collided with metal barriers.
According to a SuperBike Brazil spokesman, despite being attended to by the medical team, he was unable to survive the fatal crash.
“The nearest medical team reached Matheus in less than 60 seconds but despite all their efforts he succumbed to his critical injuries.
“The cause of the accident is still being investigated.
“Out of respect to Matheus, and above all his family, the remaining day’s activities were immediately cancelled.”
‘The competition was being held with all the necessary security conditions established by the appropriate authorities.
‘The organization’s priority at this time is to fully support Matheus’ family.’ He added.