Letizia Paternoster sustains wrist fracture after collision with a car

The Trek-Segafredo rider was hit on her second training day after an off-season break

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Trek-Segafredo rider Letizia Paternoster has sustained a fracture to the wrist and broken tooth after being hit by a car whilst training.

X-rays have revealed that the 20-year-old has a fractured left scaphoid, following the slow speed collision which took place at a roundabout between Arco di Trento and Riva del Garda, in Italy.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.