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French TV car causes crash at Tour de France (Video)

Jul 10, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT

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Currently, the Tour De France finished up it’s ninth stage which was plagued with rider crashes. One of those crashes however was not caused by the riders themselves but by a French television car following them.

Spain’s Juan Antonio Flecha and Dutchmen Johnny Hoogerland were the unfortunate victims of the incident but both ended up continuing in the race:

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Tears on the podium as TV car sends riders flying [The Sydney Morning Herald]

2011 Tour de France: Juan Antonio Flecha Hit By Car [Bleacher Report]

  1. fpbear - Jul 10, 2011 at 8:41 PM

    French people can be rude and mean sometimes, and this car incident was a shocking reminder how aggressive they can be on the road.