Two spectators were injured in a crash during the first part of the Manx National Rally last night.
Rally organisers said: ‘The rally was delayed following an accident on the fifth stage, Ballure, when a competing car left the road and collided with two spectators.
‘The emergency services were on the scene swiftly and both, who were conscious throughout, were taken to hospital for check-ups.’
The incident happened on the Hibernia Road.
The rally car’s crew were not hurt.