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

Jul 10, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT


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:


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.