Giant-Alpecin seek 'closure' with British driver who caused training crash

Two legal cases pending against 73-year-old British woman who drove her car into the Giant-Alpecin team while they were training in Spain during January


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Team Giant-Alpecin are 'looking for closure' with two forthcoming legal cases against a British woman who drove head-on into six of their riders during a training ride in January.

The 73-year-old was charged after she ran into the cyclists, including star John Degenkolb, while they trained inland from Spain's Costa Blanca. She faces a criminal case in Dénia and a civil case for damages.

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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.