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Froome's Pinarello totaled after Le Tour victor suffers hit-and-run

09 May 2017

"Driver kept going!" Froome said.

The three-time Tour de France victor and Olympic medalist's bike was left badly damaged after he was struck "on objective by an impatient driver".

Froome posted a photo on Twitter of the damaged bike soon after the crash near his home in Monte Carlo.

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The rider says that the 'impatient driver. followed him onto the pavement, ' but added that he was unharmed in the alledged incident.

He didn't appear to have been hurt, but said that his bike had been "totaled".

The ramming incident occured in the French commune of Beausoleil, near Monaco, where Froome lives.

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Froome's next race is expected to be the Critérium du Dauphiné which runs from Sunday 4th to Sunday 11th June.

Last month, former Giro d'Italia victor Michele Scarponi of the Astana team was killed when he was knocked off his bike by a van while training in Italy.

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Froome's Pinarello totaled after Le Tour victor suffers hit-and-run