Red Bull KTM Factory Team rider Matthias Walkner has crashed out of the 2016 Dakar. The Austrian, third in the overall standings overnight, fell about 15 km into stage 7. Overall leader, Paulo Gonçalves, stopped to assist Walkner staying with him for several minutes. Initial reports suggested that Walkner had broken his collarbone but it is now being reported that he has suffered a broken femur.