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Four die after rally car crashes into spectators in Hungary

Four people have died after a rally car veered off the road and crashed into a group of spectators in Hungary.

At least eight others were injured in the crash during a race between the towns of Labatlan and Bajot near the Danube River in the northwest of the country.

Police said in a statement that the reason for the crash is not yet known.

Eight ambulances and four rescue helicopters went to the scene, according to local media.

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One child was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, another person was seriously injured and six more, including a child, suffered minor injuries, local reports added.

The Esztergom-Nyerges Rally was called off after the crash involving a Skoda Fabia Rally2, according to online reports.