Austria crash: Families pay tribute to two British men who died in car rally, as photos emerge of crash site

Danny Hall and Josh Robinson were killed when they lost control of their car during a rally on Grossglockner High Alpine Road in Austria

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The Independent Online

Tributes have been paid to two British men who died in a car crash during a rally along a mountain road in Austria.

Danny Hall, 22, from Ashford in Kent, and Josh Robinson, 25, had been taking part in the Great European Rally when they lost control of their vehicle. The Seat Leon fell 1,312 feet from Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

Danny Hall has been named as one of the deceased


Josh Robinson was also killed in the tragedy


Josh’s father Marcus has spoken of his grief in an online tribute. He wrote: “Josh Robinson you have broken my heart but I forgive son your always be my little boy, daddy going to bring you home babe [sic].”

Dover Athletic football club wrote on Twitter: “Our condolences go out to the friends and family of supporter Danny Hall who tragically passed away today.”




Yesterday, the vehicle was retrieved by helicopter. Photos released from the scene of the crash have shown how badly damaged the crushed car was.




Emergency services say that the two men were both pronounced dead at the scene.

A Foreign Office spokesperson told The Independent: “We are ready to provide consular assistance to families.”

With additional reporting by Press Association