Ineos Grenadiers' Thymen Arensman after Vuelta a España crash: 'My helmet probably saved my life'

Ineos rider says he was "incredibly lucky" after emerging relatively unscathed from high-speed crash

Thymen Arensman receives treatment from medical staff following his crash
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Ineos Grenadiers Thymen Arensman said that his helmet had probably saved his life when he crashed heavily five kilometres from the Vuelta a España’s stage seven finish in Oliva on Friday. 

"I can’t remember anything from what happened and woke up in the hospital, I must have been out for a few hours," the 23-year-old Dutchman said on Instagram.

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