Chris Froome injured after Tour de France crash

Crash in opening kilometres of stage four on Tuesday leave Chris Froome with injuries ahead of Wednesday's key cobbles stage

Chris Froome after a crash on stage four of the 2014 Tour de France

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Chris Froome crashed in the opening kilometres of the Tour de France's first stage back in France on Tuesday. Team Sky's British leader fell after another rider appeared to swerve and hit his front wheel.

"They're essentially a few scratches, but that's got to hurt nevertheless," race doctor, Florence Pommerie told French TV. "He also hurt his wrist, but we'll have to wait and see how it goes."

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