Prosecutor’s office investigated after Jakobsen’s horrific fall

The question is misfortune or a crash. Fabio Jakobsen, 23, is said to be awakened from an artificial coma on Friday.

After this heavy fall of the Dutch professional cyclist Fabio Jakobsen The public prosecutor’s office launched an investigation into the first stage of the tour of Poland. The agency wants to find out whether someone is to blame for the injury to Jacobsen and an employee or whether they were the result of an accident.

“We have heard three witnesses so far, including a representative of the organizers of the race,” said a spokeswoman for the Katowice prosecutor’s office on Thursday evening, according to the PAP news agency. Further witnesses should be heard, the prosecutor also wants to analyze the evidence. The police had previously seized material, including the bikes of the professional cyclists and video recordings of the accident.

Jakobsen crashed straight into the barriers at high speed in the finish sprint of the first stage on Wednesday and remained motionless. The 23-year-old had been pushed aside by his compatriot Dylan Groenewegen. Jakobsen survived a five-hour operation and was placed in an artificial coma.

His condition was stable on Thursday, and the doctors want to get him out of the artificial coma on Friday.

(dpa)

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