During the final lap of the 4th stage of Giro d’Italia 2020 in Sicily, Italy, a low flying helicopter of RAI Radio Audizioni Italiane which is a state broadcasting network caused the crash of two cyclists.
The crash took pplace when the the cyclists were in the 103rd Giro d’Italia, a 140 km-stage from Catania to Villafranca Tirrena, Italy.
One of the cyclist Luca Wackermann of Italy became unconscious after the crash and was rushed to hospital. Francesco Frassi the team Director informed the media that Luca is fine and will be participating in the fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia race.
Etienne van Empel the other cyclists was of same Vini Zabu team but he received few cuts and was luckily conscious after the crash.
RCS Sport the organisers have decided that both the cyclist will be permitted to participate in the stage five.