Johnny Hoogerland In The Hospital After Collision With Car


PARIS, Feb 3, 2013 (AFP) – Dutch rider Johnny Hoogerland was injured when
he was hit by a car on Sunday while training for the Tour of the
Mediterranean, his Vacansoleil-DCM team said.

The 29-year-old was hit when the car turned into him on a slight downhill
section of the road.

“He was taken to the hospital of Villajoyosa where they diagnosed some rib
fractures and some injuries that require an extra examination on Monday,” said
a team statement.

“More information on the condition of the rider will follow on Monday.”