Domenico Pozzovivo injured after collision with car in training ride

The Italian will likely miss the upcoming Vuelta a España

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Italian climber and general classification rider Domenico Pozzovivo (Bahrain-Merida) will have to miss the Vuelta a España after being injured in a collision with a car while training near Cosensa.

La Gazzetta dello Sport reports the Fiat Punto involved in the incident on Sunday, two days after returning from the Tour of Poland, caused fractures to his right arm and leg.

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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.