Peter Sagan and Vuelta motorbike driver from 2015 crash bury the hatchet

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe)

Three years on, Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and the motorbike driver who caused him to crash and then quit the Vuelta a España in 2015 have formally buried the hatchet. Sagan and Jesus Esteban, the in-race moto driver who inadvertently collided with the rider late on stage eight of the 2015 race , met and made up during the 2018 Vuelta a España's rest day. The Bora-Hansgrohe rider gave Esteban a signed world champion's jersey, whilst Esteban gifted Sagan with the front windscreen of the motorbike which he had been driving that day and which was broken when he collided with the rider. According to a Tinkoff-Saxo team press release at the time, as a result of the accident, Sagan suffered wounds and burns of first and second degree on the left side of his body, from the hip to the lower leg. He also had a contusion on his left ...

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