October 28, 2021

Tour de France 2021: the spectator with the sign judged Thursday


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The trial of the Tour de France spectator who brought down part of the peloton with her sign during the last edition of the Great Loop is being held on Thursday, October 14.

On June 26, in Sizun, Finistère, part of the Tour de France peloton fell. In detail, about twenty runners were found on the ground. Injuries and even a first abandonment were to be deplored. The images had traveled the world. Who was responsible for the accident? A spectator of the Tour de France. His branded sign had struck one of the cyclists in the peloton, causing many others to fall. She is tried Thursday, October 14 by the Criminal Court of Brest (Finistère).

The young woman wanted to greet her grandparents, passionate about the Great Loop. The result has been devastating to say the least. The media and social networks quickly took hold of the case. The mis en cause had gone to the police a few days after the facts. Three months later, the authorities hope for a peaceful trial. The 31-year-old woman is being prosecuted for endangering others. She faces a fine of 15,000 euros and imprisonment.

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