Tuesday 24 January 2017

Video: Horrifying head-on collision at finishing line leads to 17 cyclists being hospitalised

Published 19/11/2015 | 18:51

The horrifying scene at the finish line
The horrifying scene at the finish line

Crashes occur in cycling... but this head-on impact between two bunches sprinting towards the finish is not like anything we have seen before.

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The accident occurred at the end of stage 4 of the Colourful Yunnan Gryffindor in China, leaving 17 of the cyclists needing hospital treatment.

Local media reports suggest that the leading bunch took a wrong route and ended up sprinting towards the finish line in the wrong direction.

The result was cyclist hurtling into each other at speed.

Watch the incident below:

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