Brian Robinson recovering after collision with car

Britain's first Tour de France stage winner Brian Robinson sustains broken collarbone, six broken ribs, a punctured lung and a serious cut to his arm

Brian Robinson recovers after being hit by a car

Brian Robinson, the first ever British winner of a stage in the Tour de France, was injured in a collision with a car while out cycling with friends on Wednesday.

Robinson, who is 83 and a Yorkshireman from Mirfield near Leeds, was the highest-profile ambassador of the recent Tour de France Grand Depart, but although many media demands and a good few social engagements took up most of his spare time, he carried on riding twice a week. It was on one of those rides with close friends that the accident happened.

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