Tejay van Garderen bounces back after crashing over mountain road guardrail

Tejay van Garderen has 'lucky escape' after mountain road barrier crash, quickly recovers to take stage win in Volta a Catalunya the next day

Teejay van Garderen and Vasil Kiriyenka in action during Stage 4 of the 2015 Tour of Catalonia

(Image credit: Watson)

"The latest news about Tejay? He's fine, he's OK, he didn't hurt himself and that is the most important thing. This is only a bike race."

So said BMC directeur sportif Yvon Ledanois after his team's leader Tejay van Garderen had crashed into and over a guardrail coming down a mountain descent during stage three of the Volta a Catalunya.

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