"The group panicked, a car came straight at us, there was a lot of shouting"

Ramon Sinkeldam describes the horrific crash which left him and six of his Giant-Alpecin teammates in hospital on a training ride in Spain

Ramon Sinkeldam at the 2015 Tour of Qatar (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Giant-Alpecin's Ramon Sinkeldam described the moment when a car, reportedly driven by a British tourist, drove into his group of riders, leaving him and five teammates hospitalised.

The Dutchman suffered cuts and bruises in the accident in Calpe, Spain, requiring 24 stitches to his knee, while teammates John Degenkolb, Max Walscheid and Warren Barguil received broken bones.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.