Alejandro Valverde falls in awful crash and goes to hospital putting him out of the Tour de France

ALEJANDRO VALVERDE was concerned in a heavy crash in stage one of the Tour de France as he misplaced management in the moist circumstances.

The Spaniard's entrance wheel slipped, inflicting him to fall earlier than skidding throughout the street and into the metallic limitations.

 Alejandro Valverde lost his front wheel on the 14km route

Alejandro Valverde misplaced his entrance wheel on the 14km route
 The 37-year-old was placed in a neck brace while he was getting treated

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The 37-yr-previous was positioned in a neck brace whereas he was getting handled

The Movistar rider went to hospital after he crashed at 34mph on the 14km route.

Valverde was not solely rider to fall in the moist circumstances as Primoz Roglic, Rick Zabel and George Bennett additionally crashed.

Valverde deserted the Tour alongside Ion Izagirre – Geraint Thomas gained the first stage.

Stefan Kung completed 5 seconds behind the Welshman, whereas Vasil Kiryienka and Tony Martin have been second and third respectively.

Thomas' staff-mate Chris Froome completed in sixth place behind Matteo Trentin.

Fellow Brit, Simon Yates completed 25 seconds behind Froome in Dusseldorf.

 The Movistar rider then slid into a metal barrier

The Movistar rider then slid right into a metallic barrier
 The Spaniard was getting treated by medics

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The Spaniard was getting handled by medics

Valverde's and his group-mate Nairo Quintana have been big favourites forward of the prestigious tour however the latter could have to compete with out his group-mate.

The Colombian has beforehand completed second in the Tour de France twice, in 2013 and 2015.

Quintana completed in 53rd place in Stage One today.

 Alejandro Valverde was checked for injuries at hospital

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Alejandro Valverde was checked for accidents at hospital
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ALEJANDRO VALVERDE was concerned in a heavy crash in stage one of the Tour de France as he misplaced management in the moist circumstances.

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