Tour de France spectator hit by cyclist in Woodford New Road, South Woodford

A spectator was hit while trying to take a photograph.

A spectator was hit while trying to take a photograph.

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East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter - Wanstead & Woodford

A spectator was hit by a Tour de France cyclist today, with four riders falling off their bicycles.

Redbridge Police reported on Twitter around 3.45pm that Andy Schleck and three other riders had gone down after clipping a spectator in Woodford New Road, South Woodford, near the Napier Arms pub.

All cyclists involved were able to continue and there were no serious injuries.

Reports suggest the spectator was taking a picture at the time.

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8:23pm Mon 7 Jul 14

Domspur says...

Unrelated cycling picture. Nowhere near Woodford by the look of it.
Unrelated cycling picture. Nowhere near Woodford by the look of it. Domspur
  • Score: 6

9:11am Tue 8 Jul 14

SpursSupporter1 says...

Watched the coverage and this was entirely the spectators own fault, I mean what the heck was the guy doing stood out in the road as the cyclists were approaching also why did stewarts not tell the spectator too move back
Watched the coverage and this was entirely the spectators own fault, I mean what the heck was the guy doing stood out in the road as the cyclists were approaching also why did stewarts not tell the spectator too move back SpursSupporter1
  • Score: 7

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