Dutchman Dylan Gronwagen drove wildly and collided with his compatriot Fabio Jacobsen, who was in a coma after crashing on the advertising signs off the track
The moment of the collision in the Polish column. One rider in a coma
Poland is still trying to digest the horrific accident that occurred last night (Wednesday) as part of the local column. According to reports, right on the finish line of the first section, Dutchman Dylan Gronwagen, who rode wildly, collided with his compatriot Fabio Jacobsen, after the two struggled with urgency and elbows over the position towards the finish.
As a result of the fight over the bike, Jacobsen from the Deconic Quick Step group crashed on the billboards, flew off the track, and hit a local crew member, who was also badly injured.
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The very unpleasant accident, which occurred at a speed of about 80 km / h, caused a number of injuries, but the one who is not sure will recover from the accident is Jacobsen, who was seriously injured in the head after losing a lot of blood off the track. And his life is still in danger.
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One way or another, the World Cycling Union did not like the wild behavior of Grunwagen, which actually caused the horrific accident. "Dylan Grunwegen will not be able to complete the race because he was disqualified from continuing the race," the World Cycling Union said, "he swerved sharply to the right, actually causing an accident.