Fleche du Sud stage cancelled after massive crash
Stage three from the Luxembourgish race Fleche du Sud has been cancelled after a serious crash involving a number of riders, one of whom is reported to be in a coma.
The accident occurred while the peloton was travelling between 70-80kph and a rider came down near the front. They subsequently reported that 14 riders had been injured in the crash, six of those were more seriously injured. A total of six ambulances were dispatched and brought the injured to the Centre hospitalier du Nord and the Hôpital du Kirchberg.
“Following an accident, on the stretch between Hostert, Nagem and Redange-sur-Attert it is closed to all traffic,” lessentiel.lu reported the police as saying.
Several ambulances as well as an Air Rescue helicopter attended the scene.