Rick Zabel escapes serious injury after run-in with car

Rick Zabel (Katusha-Alpecin) in a reflective mood

Katusha-Alpecin 's Rick Zabel was shaken but escaped serious injury after a collision with a car while out training in his home region of Germany on Monday. The 24-year-old described the incident on Instagram, and begged for drivers to have more patience. "Today in training I had an accident with a car. It started as a normal training day with other cyclists from my region like Lucas Liss or Aaron Grosser, but then after a bit more than four hours I crashed into a car at a small crossing," Zabel wrote. "It all happened on my home roads which I use every day and it was the first time I experienced something like this. I was very lucky today, no big injuries, but I‘m still in shock and I realized how fast these things can happen." Zabel said he was taken to the hospital by ambulance, but did not have ...

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