Cyclist taken to hospital after brutal crash with spectator in Canary Islands

The incident occurred at the Cicloturista Condaca Salmor Bike event in El Hierro

Cicloturista Condaca Salmor Bike of El Hierro crash
(Image credit: @Teofilo1952)

A cyclist and spectator suffered a brutal crash at the Cicloturista Condaca Salmor Bike event in El Hierro, Canary Islands, on Saturday 23 October, near the finish line of the race.

The accident happened after the spectator attempted to cross the road when the cyclist was almost level with her. A few seconds prior a man had walked across the road at the same point.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.