Women's Tour De France Turns into a Hilarious Spectacle as 50 Riders Cause a Ridiculous Pile-Up
July 29 (UPI) -- Dozens of cyclists slammed into each other and hit the asphalt, leading to a major pileup in Stage 5 of the Tour de France Femmes, which ran from Bar-le-Duc to Saint-Die-des-Vosges. The crash occurred Thursday during the first edition of the major women's cycling event. Lorena Wiebes of the Netherlands won the stage with a time of 4 hours, 23 minutes and 16 seconds. The flat route featured nearly 110 miles. "It was chaotic, people were screaming everywhere, and mechanics, directors and doctors came running -- it was chaotic," Canadian cyclist Vallieres Mill told Cyclingnews.com.