Eddie Dunbar abandons Vuelta a España after neutralised zone crash

Eddie Dunbar
Eddie Dunbar (Image credit: Getty Images)

Eddie Dunbar has abandoned the Vuelta a España after crashing in the neutralised zone of stage 5 from Morella to Burriana.

The Irishman had already crashed twice during Saturday’s rain-soaked opening team time trial in Barcelona. His Jayco-Alula team has yet to provide details on the injuries sustained by Dunbar in his fall on Wednesday.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.