Giant-Alpecin’s Warren Barguil describes the moment a car sped towards him and his teammates on the wrong side of the road on a training ride in Spain Warren Barguil on stage eleven of the 2015 Tour de France Warren Barguil admits he and his Giant-Alpecin teammates laughed about the accident that left him and five other riders in hopsital, but now says they realise how lucky they were to escape without serious injury.
Barguil and a group of teammates, including Classics champion John Degenkolb , were hit head-on by a British motorist driving on the wrong side of the road on Saturday.
The French rider, who finished 14th at the Tour de France in 2015, described how the group were riding at around 50kph when the collision occurred.
He told a press conference in his hometown of Hennebont on Wednesday: “It was the first day of training camp. We quietly returned to our hotel. I was to do a relay. At that time, a car 300 meters away took a turn.
“I thought she was coming too fast, since it was on the left lane. It’s not that she was going too fast, but she was driving normally and remained left. She did […]