Spectator who caused Tour de France pile-up goes on trial

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 11:56:15 GMT 12

Spectator who caused Tour de France pile-up goes on trial


Woman tells prosecutors she feels ashamed of her ‘stupidity’ after obstructing cyclists during race in June

A spectator whose attempt to get noticed by TV cameras while cheering the Tour de France caused one of the biggest pile-ups in the race’s history has gone on trial charged with injuring dozens of riders.

The 31-year-old from Brittany in France, whose identity was withheld after she was subjected to online abuse, told prosecutors she felt ashamed of her “stupidity”.

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