Brent Bookwalter in 'stable and non-critical' condition after crashing into parked car at Tour of Britain

Brent Bookwalter, the BMC Racing rider who crashed into a parked car on stage four of the Tour of Britain, has "mild concussion" but is in a "stable and non-critical condition" in hospital

Brent Bookwalter in action during Stage 4 of the 2015 Tirreno-Adriatico

(Image credit: Watson)

BMC Racing’s Brent Bookwalter is in a stable and non-critical condition in hospital after crashing into a parked car on stage four of the Tour of Britain.

Bookwalter was near to the front of the peloton with 45km remaining of the fourth stage on Wednesday, when he, his team-mate Silvan Dillier, and a number of other riders rode into a car that was parked in a disabled bay in Retford.

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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.