Mikel Landa crashes out of Giro d’Italia on Stage 5.

After showing his GC ambitions with the first attack amongst the favourites on stage 4, unfortunately, Mikel Landa sustained injuries in a crash on Stage 5, which will see him no longer take part in the race.

In the final kilometres of the race, Landa was taken down in a crash involving three other riders after a collision at a traffic island. Landa has been taken to Riccione Hospital, where he is receiving treatment for a broken collarbone and multiple ribs on his left side. Landa will spend the night in the hospital under observation and undergo further investigation.

Landa remained conscious throughout and is in good spirits to get back on the bike as soon as possible.

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