Schillinger suffers fractured vertebrae after being hit by car at Bora-hansgrohe camp

SAINT CHRISTO EN JAREZ FRANCE AUGUST 12 Andreas Schillinger of Germany and Team Bora Hansgrohe Emanuel Buchmann of Germany and Team Bora Hansgrohe Peloton during the 72nd Criterium du Dauphine 2020 Stage 1 a 2185km stage from Clermont Ferrand to Saint Christo en Jarez 752m dauphine Dauphin on August 12 2020 in Saint Christo en Jarez France Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
Andreas Schillinger (Image credit: Getty Images)

Andreas Schillinger (Bora-hangrohe) has been diagnosed with ‘fractures of the transverse processes in cervical and thoracic spine’ after he and six other teammates were hit by a car while training on Saturday.

The incident occurred on the final day of Bora-hansgrohe’s training camp in Italy when a group that included Schillinger, Wilco Kelderman, Rüdiger Selig, Marcus Burghardt, Anton Palzer, Maximilian Schachmann and Michael Schwarzmann were hit. 

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