Tiesj Benoot has his serious crash Sunday during Paris-Roubaix a break at the end of the collarbone, bruises and cuts and scrapes, and a significant muscle tear in the thigh incurred, as confirmed team Maarten women’s race of the Lotto Soudal Monday. Surgery is not necessary.
“Although the consequences much worse they could have been, is the rider still seriously damaged. The first few weeks, he will anyway rest should take. If the healing of the injury is not too bad, he may then resume on the reels”, so it sounds in the communication.
Benoot crashed after a collision with the car of Jumbo-Visma. The rider ended up against the rear window. “After a flat tire, fietswissel and first crash, I was together with Wout Van Aert who is on the pursuit”, explains the rider. “With a taper had a ploegauto to an abrupt stop and swerve, and then I filled in the rear window cracked. I have never felt so much pain in my hip and thigh. The optimist in me says that I better voorheb than in the Circulation, but, of course, is the bales. I hope within a few weeks on the reels to be able to resume, so that the remainder of my season is not compromised.”