Motorbike crash injures 16 Paris-Roubaix spectators

Three seriously injured spectators had to be airlifted from the Orchies sector of pavé in...

Three seriously injured spectators had to be airlifted from the Orchies sector of pavé in Paris-Roubaix on Sunday after a race motorcycle lost control and ran into the crowd. About a dozen more fans were injured in the incident.

According to the Associated Press, two people were treated for abdominal injuries and a woman was briefly knocked unconscious. Amaury Sport Organisation spokesman Philippe Sudres said, "Doctors do not think their (lives) are in danger, but we have to wait for the results."

Many of the injured were reportedly from the same family, who had been watching the race together at a house adjacent to the course, and had come outside to see the riders go past. Among the injured was a four-year-old girl.

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