« NY Times profiles Tom Danielson | Main | McGee: Stage 1 “plays into my hands” »

July 01, 2005

Bike race or demo derby? Ullrich suffers minor pre-Tour crash

Yahoo! Sports | Ullrich in car crash, not seriously injured

Ullrich with bandage on neck
Reuters reports that Jan Ullrich suffered "cuts and bruises" Friday when he crashed into the back of his directeur sportif's car.

Ullrich was following Mario Kummmer when Kummer had to hit the brakes. Ullrich went into the back window of the car, smashing it and cutting Ullrich "near the throat."


Update: VeloNews has posted a photo gallery by Casey Gibson, featuring the photo at right of Ullrich with bandage. As always, you can click through the photos here to be taken to their original source.

Posted by Frank Steele on July 1, 2005 in Jan Ullrich, Top Stories, Tour news | Permalink

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bf6df53ef00d834590df269e2

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Bike race or demo derby? Ullrich suffers minor pre-Tour crash:

» Lance Interview from Countertop Chronicles
Velonews has some excerpts from Lance's press conference Thursday. Cycling News has it covered too. Here is the start list as of today. For more information, your also going to want to check out the TdF Blog. Of course, while I mentioned yes... [Read More]

Tracked on Jul 1, 2005 11:29:03 AM

Comments

Jan Ullrich is just copying Lance's strategy to a T this year....first the "im not here to win my pre-Tour race", then the crash...

Posted by: Andy J at Jul 1, 2005 10:52:04 AM