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Tony Martin hit by a car

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling' started by DCLane, 12 Apr 2012.

  1. DCLane

    DCLane Found in the Yorkshire hills ...

  2. mickle

    mickle schmickle

    "According to preliminary reports, Martin hit a car with his bike..."


    The mainstream press usually reports cyclist/car collisions like this. It's very telling.
     
  3. redcard

    redcard Über Member

    Location:
    Paisley
    That was the quote from his team. The news report did say he got hit by a car.
     
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  4. VamP

    VamP Banned

    Location:
    Cambs
    Hopefully not too serious.

    Interesting photo that they chose to illustrate it with. Might leave the uninitiated thinking that Fabian is Tony :rolleyes:
     
  5. RecordAceFromNew

    RecordAceFromNew Swinging Member

    Location:
    West London
    This has quite a bit of details. Looks like he was on a bike path. :sad:
     
  6. Boris Bajic

    Boris Bajic Guest

    I read the press with gusto and have yet to see a report about a car/cyclist collision thus reported.

    If I had, I'm not sure how it would be 'very telling'. But as I haven't, it isn't.

    I find that very telling. I think. Or do I?
     
  7. mickle

    mickle schmickle

    You read the Hereford Times. Say no more...
     
  8. :sad: Definitely more revealing than the first report :sad:
     
  9. PK99

    PK99 Veteran

    Location:
    SW19
    and sounds as if "hit a car with his bike" was an accurate description, ie the car crossed the cycle track and he rode straight on into the car - drivers fault, but accurate description.
     
  10. VamP

    VamP Banned

    Location:
    Cambs
    Extent of injuries also quite a bit worse than the other report appeared to suggest.
     
  11. It was maybe me jumping to conclusions but from the original report, I first thought 'hit a car with his bike' was either lazy journalism or he cycled into the back of a stationary car and it was his fault, it looks like I was well wrong!