Wout van Aert out of Dwars door Vlaanderen after being caught up in huge crash

Jasper Stuyven, Mads Pedersen, Biniam Girmay and other star riders involved in big pile up

Wout van Aert
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Wout van Aert has been forced to abandon Dwars door Vlaanderen after a huge crash at the Belgian Classic took out multiple riders in the peloton. 

Television pictures showed the Belgian star lying on the floor with visible road rash as he received medical care.

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