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Six Giant Alpecin riders in hospital after training crash

Six Giant Alpecin riders in hospital after training crash

Collision took place today during training near Calpe and Spain. Warren Barguil and John Degenkolb are among those injured Six Giant Alpecin riders were involved in a crash today at a training camp near Calpe, Spain, after which several riders were taken to hospital.

According to Giant Alpecin a car coming in the opposite direction hit the riders head on. The riders, who were reportedly on their own side of the road riding “side by side”, were taken to two hospitals and are all reported to be in a stable condition.

The riders involved in the crash were Warren Barguil (FRA), John Degenkolb (GER), Chad Haga (USA), Fredrik Ludvigsson (SWE), Ramon Sinkeldam (NED) and Max Walscheid (GER).

Team physician Anko Boelens “Everyone on the team is in shock right now, and there are some major issues that we need to take care of, but we also realize that we have had some luck on our side”.

“Everyone is conscious, stable and approachable, but we are waiting for the latest information and consult the doctors in those hospitals about the treatments needed for the riders.”

Giant Alpecin has said it will provide more details when the prognosis is known. [1/2] There was an accident […]

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