It happened yesterday, during the last kilometer of the Il Lombardía when the Bora Hansgrohe rider Maximilian schachmann, was hit by a car in full competition
The German was surprised by a car that crashed on the race track and that it made him fall when he made an unexpected turn.
The reaction of the lady when verifying what she had done is unmissable… When she got out of the car, she justified herself by stating that she did not know that it was forbidden to cross the street, as was heard thanks to the microphones located on the edge of the road.
At this same stage the young Belgian cyclist Remco Evenepoel, suffered a fall when descending the Sormano pass, 50 kilometers from the finish line
Schachmann was seventh on the stage.
Luckily, and despite the obvious anger that the German was carrying, the runner was able to continue his march and finish in a creditable seventh place at 4:31 behind Jakob Fuglsang (Astana), who took his first Il Lombardía after getting rid of George Bennett (Jumbo Visma) with a definitive attack six kilometers from the finish.
The UCI issued a statement in which it announced that it was going to study the causes of the accident.