Rider collides with vehicle that reversed onto course during South African time trial champs

Paul Meinking was taking part in the men's 60-64 time trial event and is in a stable condition after the incident

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A South African rider is in a stable condition in hospital after colliding with a heavy vehicle that reversed onto the time trial course during the South African National Road Championships on Wednesday.

Rider Paul Meinking was taking part in the men's 60-64 time trial event when he collided with the vehicle, which had initially turned across the path of rider into a driveway of a nearby property, before attempting to reverse back onto the course.

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