Alicante police charge British woman with imprudence and reckless driving after her car was involved in a collision with the Giant-Alpecin team, injuring six riders John Degenkolb of Giant-Alpecin Spanish police in Alicante have charged and released a 73-year-old British woman who was involved in the Giant-Alpecin training crash incident on Saturday. With an investigation currently underway, the police would not release her name.
The incident left six professional cyclists and their bikes scattered and broken on the local road. The scene inland from the Costa Blanca looked like a “battlefield,” according to the team’s Ramon Sinkeldam . He was injured in the incident with 2015 Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix winner John Degenkolb , Warren Barguil, Chad Haga, Fredrik Ludvigsson and Max Walscheid.
Degenkolb and Haga remain in hospital. The former underwent surgery on his arm and hand to save his finger and Haga had surgery on his neck and chin and faces more work on an eye socket fracture.
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On the sunny Saturday afternoon, the woman crossed from the opposite side of the CV-720 provincial road leading to Alicante, near Benigembla, and collided with […]