Warren Barguil: When I think about the crash, it is chilling

Giant-Alpecin's Warren Barguil describes the moment a car sped towards him and his teammates on the wrong side of the road on a training ride in Spain

Warren Barguil on stage eleven of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Warren Barguil admits he and his Giant-Alpecin teammates laughed about the accident that left him and five other riders in hopsital, but now says they realise how lucky they were to escape without serious injury.

Barguil and a group of teammates, including Classics champion John Degenkolb, were hit head-on by a British motorist driving on the wrong side of the road on Saturday.

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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.