Woman who caused Tour de France crash in custody

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She faces a $1,770 fine if found guilty of charges of involuntarily causing injury through reckless behavior. At first, it was thought she was German because her homemade banner was a mix of French and German: “Allez opi omi” or “Go grandpa, grandma.”The woman fled the scene but police were actively looking for her and appealed to the public for information about her identity after the Tour organizers, ASO, said they would bring a lawsuit against her. However, local media say she is believed to be French, aged 30 or 31. He fell sideways, toppling the rider beside him and setting off a domino effect that left most of the pack on the ground or at a standstill behind them. The woman leaned out into the road in front of the lead pack, holding up a homemade banner for the TV cameras and not looking out for the riders.German competitor Tony Martin rode right into the banner and was knocked over. First published on June 30, 2021 / 1:14 PM Woman who caused Tour de France crash in custody

By Elaine Cobbe

June 30, 2021 / 1:14 PM
/ CBS News

Spectator causes crash at Tour de France

Spectator causes crash at Tour de France

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A cycling fan who caused a huge pileup on the opening day of the Tour de France on Saturday has handed herself in to police in Brittany. GREAT TO SEE SPECTATORS BACK INVOLVED IN SPORTS EH pic.twitter.com/Kwxj8be2Qh— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) June 26, 2021

Police have not named the woman, who is being held in custody. At least 21 cyclists were injured, including four-time champion Chris Froome of Britain.