TV Car Crashes Into Tour de France Bikers

Yesterday was a bad day for bikers
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 11, 2011 8:27 AM CDT

(Newser) – The most treacherous element of this year's Tour de France seems to be the people watching it. A fan's elbow caused a big crash during Stage 1, and the unfortunate collisions continued yesterday when a French TV car turned into a group of bikers it was tracking, causing two to wipe out. A third biker was tapped in the collision, but managed to ride through it, shaking his head as he did so, reports Big Lead Sports. Yesterday was a bad day for crashes; click to see some horrific photos. (Read more Tour de France stories.)

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