Bob Jungels posts emotional video appeal after Quick-Step Floors training crash (video)

Quick-Step Floors rider Bob Jungels talks about the horrific incident last week, when a truck collided with team-mates Petr Vakoc and Laurens De Plus in South Africa

Bob Jungels.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Bob Jungels (Quick-Step Floors) urges everyone on the road to relax and work with each other after a truck hit his team-mates while training in South Africa on Thursday.

Only Jungels escaped the impact. Czech Petr Vakoc and Belgian Laurens De Plus both were taken to the hospital. Vakoc underwent surgery on broken vertebrae and must stay for 10 more days in South Africa before returning home to Europe.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.