Re: Stage 5 - Thursday 12 June: Chablis - Auton (182.5km)
Originally Posted by whiteboytrash
Vinokourov crashed on a descent while traveling at more than 60 kph as the peloton continued its pursuit of a two-man breakaway over tight, winding roads. Vinokourov blamed the crash on a problem with his chain, which caused him to launch over his handlebars and land on his right side, tearing his shorts open and banging his knee on the pavement. Television pictures showed a TV motorcycle on its side just behind Vinokourov, apparently laid down while trying to avoid the fallen Astana rider.
'Yeah, he collided with the road'.