Colombian cyclist Egan Bernal was the victim of an accident in training on Monday, while he was on an outing with some Ineos Grenadiers teammates in the department of Cundinamarca, where he resides.

According to local press and a video posted on Twitter, the 2019 Tour de France winner crashed into a parked public transport bus.

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La prensa colombiana informed that Egan Bernal suffered a fracture of the knee joint and of the femur tras chocar con un bus



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The 25-year-old runner was taken to hospital where he was under observation and conscious.

According to the same sources, since confirmed by our colleagues from

L'Equipe

, the Colombian, who must have surgery during the day, is suffering from a fractured femur and kneecap.

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