Horrific Tour de France accident brings down almost the entire peloton after rider hits spectator panel – .

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Horrific Tour de France accident brings down almost the entire peloton after rider hits spectator panel – .


A dramatic fall during the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday brought down almost the entire peloton. It appeared that a runner had struck a fan’s panel.

  • A dramatic accident on the opening day of the Tour de France seemed to bring down a large part of the peloton.
  • It appeared that a runner at the front of the main peloton hit a fan’s panel and fell.
  • See the crash below.
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There was a huge and dramatic accident during the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday which brought down a large part of the peloton.

It appeared that a rider at the front of the main peloton, Tony Martin of Team Jumbo-Visma, hit a fan’s panel and fell. The fan panel seemed to protrude too far down the road.

See the video clips below.

It was not immediately clear if any of the runners had been seriously injured. Lots of runners came back pretty quickly.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.



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