Giant-Alpecin mechanic hit by Etixx-QuickStep car taken to hospital

The incident occurred early on in the Tour of Flanders, when the Giant-Alpecin mechanic became trapped under the front of the Etixx-QuickStep car

The mechanic who was hit by an Etixx-QuickStep car during the Tour of Flanders was taking to hospital to receive checks.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.