A screen grab of the high-speed crash
The Yellow Jersey wearing leader of the Tour de France Fabien Cancellara is one of many riders to suffer a terrible fall in today’s stage of the race.
The Swiss rider looked to be one of the worst affected by the fall, which happened with just over 50kms to go in Stage 3 today.
While Cancellara appears to be ready to ride on, despite lookign a little dazed, three riders have abaondoned because of the crash, William Bonnet, Tom Dumoulin and Simon Gerrans.
Dumoulin is on his way to hospital, but his injuries are unknown at this time.
The crash was so serious the race has been stopped while the carnage is sorted out.
You can see Cancellara and his yellow bike fly inot the air near the end of the impact at the left of the screen.