BELGIAN cyclist Michael Goolaerts has been rushed to hospital after a horror crash in the course of the Paris-Roubaix.
The 22-yr-previous acquired emergency CPR on the side of the road after the accident on the second set of cobbles in the race referred to as the Hell of the North.
His workforce used their Twitter web page to affirm that he had been taken to hospital, however they have been unable to present an extra update.
Veranda's Willlems-Crelan workforce posted: "Michael Goolaerts was concerned in a crash and compelled to abandon the race. He was taken to hospital. No additional news atm."
The 22-yr-previous didn’t seem to be shifting when TV cameras drove previous the incident in the Briastre sector, in accordance to stories.
After receiving CPR on the side of the road, he was then reportedly airlifted to Lille Hospital Centre.
The 22-yr-previous, who’s in his fourth season with Veranda's Willems-Crelan, crashed with 148km of the 257km race remaining.
He has been in excellent type this season – he positioned ninth at Dwars dooor Vlaanderern and twentieth at each Driedaagse De Panne and Kuuren-Brussel-Kuurne.
British Workforce Sky rider Geraint Thomas was additionally pressured to abandon the race after crashing on the primary part of cobbles.
The Paris-Roubaix, which is one of the oldest bike rides in the world, is legendary for tough terrain and difficult cobblestones.
BELGIAN cyclist Michael Goolaerts has been rushed to hospital after a horror crash through the Paris-Roubaix.