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July 15, 2007

T-Mobile troubles continue: Sinkewitz hits fan after stage

IHT.com | Fan in serious condition after colliding with Tour de France rider Sinkewitz - International Herald Tribune

After losing the yellow jersey and two riders Sunday, T-Mobile might have felt things could only get better. While riding to the overnight hotel, however, rider Patrik Sinkewitz ran into a 78-year-old man. The man was helicoptered to a hospital, where he was in very serious condition.

Update: News.com.au reports the fan is in a coma.

Sinkewitz had facial injuries and also visited the hospital. His Tour status is uncertain.

Posted by Frank Steele on July 15, 2007 in 2007 Stage 8, Patrik Sinkewitz | Permalink


And, on French TV, the Tour doctor was concerned about Sikewitz' condition, but didn't say squat about the fan. Then Moreau "expressed his anger" about not having a clear, open road to go down. He didn't say anything about the fan either. These guys can be schmucks sometimes.

Posted by: kirkmc at Jul 16, 2007 7:50:55 AM