Rider loss of life sees ProMX season opener cancelled

Brayden Erbacher passes away after Wonthaggi crash

By Garry Morrow

20 yr previous Brayden Erbacher from Ipswish (QLD) misplaced his life on Sunday in the course of the opening spherical of the 2023 ProMX Championships at Wonthaggi.

The twenty-year-old was mid pack on the opening lap of the primary Professional Lites class race, round 11:00am, when he crashed on the final leap of a leap rhythm part and was hit by a number of folowing riders.

He was rushed to the on observe RaceSafe medical unit the place the medical workforce and ambulance crews labored to save lots of his life, however sadly his accidents proved too extreme.

His mom Corinne, issued a press release to 9 Information on behalf of the household which paid a loving tribute.

We’re shattered past phrases,” she informed 9 Information.

On behalf of the household, we want to thank the entire motocross group for his or her assist at present whereas our complete world fell aside.

“Brayden touched the lives of so many, and we had been so proud to name him our son.

“He was a larrikin, and was at his happiest on his bike, taking part in his guitar and simply hanging out along with his household and his mates.”

“His passing has left a void that may by no means be crammed.”

Brayden Erbacher

Police and WorkSafe Victoria are investigating the incident and Motorcycling Australia referred to as off the occasion.

Motorcycling Australia have but to make any official assertion.

A lot of his collegues and freinds have began paying tribute on-line because the motocross group is reminded of the ever current hazard they face.

The Professional motocross championsip’s final deadly accident was Might 2nd 2010 when Andrew McFarlane handed away after crashing at Broadford.