The Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen, who suffered a strong accident in the sprint with which the first stage of the Tour of Poland was resolved on Wednesday, has had facial surgery tonight and his situation "is stable at the moment", according to a statement from your Deceunick-Quick Step team.

"Fabio Jakobsen had facial surgery overnight. His situation is stable at the moment, and later today the doctors will try to wake Fabio up," the note said.

Initially, and following the accident, his team reported that the diagnostic tests revealed no brain or spinal injuries , but due to the severity of his multiple injuries, the rider was kept in an induced coma, and should be closely observed in the following days at the Wojewóódzki Szpital in Katowice.

In the accident, Jakobsen suffered a very severe head injury and lost a lot of blood, according to the Polish media, Dr. Barbara Jerschina, who treated the Dutch cyclist in the first instance.

Dylan Groenewegen and Fabio Jakobsen were fighting for the victory in the massive arrival and the first began to corner the second, who tried to overtake him by the area closest to the fences. At a decisive moment, Groenewegen raised his right arm a little and opted for the side of his rival, who, without a gap, ended up hitting the protections of the road, forming a riot that made many runners touch asphalt.

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