Daniel Oss via Victory Loy Twitter

WATCH: Cyclist Daniel Oss Fractures Neck In Horrific Collision With Spectator During Tour De France

Italian cyclist Daniel Oss withdrew from the Tour de France after fracturing his neck in a horrific collision with a spectator during Stage 5 of the race.

Daniel Oss via Team TotalEnergies YouTube

Oss’s cycling team, Team TotalEnergies announced on Twitter, “Additional examinations revealed a fracture of a cervical vertebra requiring immobilization for a few weeks. Daniel Oss is therefore forced to leave the Tour de France…”

The team added, “The whole team wishes you a good recovery Daniel.”

Source: Team TotalEnergies Twitter

Footage of the crash shared to Twitter by Victory Loy shows Oss clip a spectator’s foot and then crash head first into another spectator leaning onto the cobblestone road attempting to film the cyclists.

Oss crashes hard onto the cobblestones landing perpendicular to the road, where he is then run over by another cyclist, who careens head first over Oss and bicycle.

Oss showed his will power as he ended up finishing Stage 5 in 154th place, 13:07 behind the stage’s winner Simon Clarke.

Team TotalEnergies reported, “Three of our riders crashed today. Peter Sagan and Anthony Turgis finished the stage with dermabrasions on the body. Daniel Oss was taken to hospital after arrival for further examinations. We will give this news as soon as possible.”

Source: Team TotalEnergies Twitter

Alpecin-Deceuninck Cycling Team member Michael Gogl, also involved in the wreck pulled out of the Tour de France after breaking his collarbone and his pelvis/iliac bone.

His team reported he would undergo surgery in a hospital in Herentals, Belgium.

Source: Alpecin-Deceuninck Cycling Team Twitter

At the end of Stage 5, Oss was in 157th place overall a total of 19:18 behind the Tour’s leader Wout van Aert. Oss was in 146th place after Stage 4, only 7:15 behind the then leader Wout van Aert.

The Tour de France currently wrapped up Stage 7 with Slovakian Tadej Pogacar of UAE Team Emirates winning the stage. Pogacar also claimed the yellow shirt taking the overall lead. The Stage 7 win was his second stage win of the tour after claiming Stage 6 the day before.

What do you make of this wreck involving Oss?