Soudal-QuickStep road captain hit by car in training, dashing hopes of Tour de France debut alongside Evenepoel

Pieter Serry during the 2024 Giro d'Italia
Pieter Serry during the 2024 Giro d'Italia (Image credit: Getty Images)

“I’m seeing double a bit right now,” is how Pieter Serry described one of several consequences of his recent training accident to Het Nieuwsblad, a crash that left the Belgian veteran suffering from a bad concussion and with any chance of a Tour de France start alongside teammate Remco Evenepoel up in smoke. 

A longstanding team worker with Soudal-QuickStep, Serry was hit by a car when training on June 3, causing the 35-year-old to lose consciousness.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.