By Tyler Durden | 28 June 2021
ZERO HEDGE — An oblivious and careless fan set off a horrific mass crash just as the famed annual multi-stage Tour de France was getting underway on Saturday. The fan was seen essentially posing for a selfie — trying to get on TV — in front of the pack of riders as they were coming up fast and tightly grouped.
While holding a handwritten sign that said “Allez Opi+Omi” (a hello message to her Grandpa and Grandma, apparently) the spectator stayed in front of the peloton up to the very moment a rider with no way to avoid the obstruction collided with the person, causing a chain reaction of crashes.
FRANCE – Moron trying to get a selfie causes Tour de France fiasco. pic.twitter.com/t1OnrHEF1O
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Dozens of riders went down in a pile-up so large it blocked the road for the rest of the pack, which sent at least one athlete to the hospital. […]