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Pro cyclist fights for his life after horror crash

SPORT:

Dutch Pro Cyclist Fabio Jakobson aged 23 is tonight fighting for his life after a high speed horror crash at the Tour of Poland.

The Quick-Step rider was seen coming up on to the left handside of another rider and with only metres to go somehow the dutch rider ended up crashing into the barriers at high speed.

In the video shown below you can see the horror crash unfolding watch the cyclist nearest to the barriers to the left.

Often cyclists at the end of a stage are going around 45mph to win the race, the rider was put into an induced coma and doctors at the scene attended to him until emergency services could attend.

It is thought that he lost a lot of blood in the crash and it has been reported that his injuries include a cerebral cranial injury and a broken palate.

Medics at the scene described his condition as critical.

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