A renowned travelling medic in Irish road racing has died following an incident at the Skerries 100 road races in North County Dublin. Dr. John Hinds was providing medical cover at the Skerries road races in Dublin last night when he was involved in an incident.He was rushed to hospital but has since passed away from his injuries. Gardaí are treating it as a sudden death.Liam Beckett is a friend of the Armagh doctor known to many as Doc John.
"John loved the sport, he loved bikes and he was devoted to the cause, and so many riders have benefitted from him over the years," said Mr Beckett.
"John's work has made the difference between life and death for many motorcyclists. And now John is gone. My thoughts and my prayers are with John's family at this time," he said.