Vansummeren leaves hospital, spectator remains in serious condition

Kortrijk's public prosecutor open investigation into horror crash at the Tour of Flanders

Vansummeren, Amstel Gold Race 2013

Johan Vansummeren left the AZ Groeninge hospital yesterday with a black eye and stitches in his cheek after a horrible crash in the Tour of Flanders.

The Garmin-Sharp rider collided with a women who remains in "life threatening" condition. Police are investigating the incident that occurred at a traffic island, where the 65-year-old Belgian Marie-Claire Moreels stood.

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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.