Laurens De Plus reveals he suffers nightmares about crash with truck during Quick-Step training ride

Belgian rider worried about mental impact of crash

Laurens De Plus at teh 2017 Giro d'Itali

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Laurens De Plus may be back home in Belgium recovering from injuries sustained after a crash with a truck during a training ride in South Africa, but the Belgian has revealed that he suffers more with the mental repercussions of the crash than the physical, still suffering nightmare.

De Plus was training with Quick-Step Floors team-mates Petr Vakoc and Bob Jungels in South Africa in January when they were involved in a crash with a truck. De Plus suffered a broken pelvis and vertebrae in the, with Vakoc also suffering more severe fractures to his spine.

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