Lotto Soudal riders struck by car on training ride


Cycling team Lotto Soudal confirmed two of their riders were hit by a car while training in Spain on Friday.

Thomas De Gendt and Gert Dockx were the men involved in the accident, although they both escaped life-threatening injuries.

"@DeGendtThomas and Gert Dockx were hit by a car during a training ride in Spain. They have no life threatening injuries," the team tweeted.

"The first examinations have been done, they will undergo further tests in Belgium."

Last month, six Giant Alpecin riders were hit by a car, leaving them all hospitalised and John Degenkolb with serious damage to his hand.