Four of the six riders involved in the Giant-Alpecin training ride crash have been discharged from hospital, while John Degenkolb and Chad Haga require further surgery John Degenkolb wins the 2015 Paris-Roubaix John Degenkolb will travel to Hamburg from Spain in the coming days to undergo further treatment on the arm and hand injuries he suffered in a training camp collision with a car .
Double Monument winner Degenkolb was one of six riders involved in the head-on collision with the car, reportedly driven by a British tourist on the wrong side of the road, on Saturday.
The German reportedly had surgery to partially reattach one of his fingers and also went under the knife to mend his broken forearm. In a press release on Sunday evening, Giant-Alpecin medics could not put a timeframe on his recovery.
“After yesterday’s successful surgery on a cut in his upper leg, John had operations on his hand and fractured forearm this morning, which were successful,” said team doctor Anko Boelens.
“He will travel to Germany in the next few days for further treatment to his arm and hand. Then he will also start his recovery process. His immediate focus will be on recovery, which will take […]