• Maximiliano Richeze (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) during his team's December 2018 training camp in Calpe, Spain. (Getty Images) (Getty)Source: Getty
Deceuninck–Quick-Step's Max Richeze was out training in his home country Argentina when he was hit by a car.
Cycling Central

11 Jan 2019 - 10:34 AM 

The 35-year-old pilot fish was preparing for the upcoming Vuelta a San Juan, his first race of the season, when he was involved in an incident with a car.

While Deceuninck–Quick-Step said his injures are not serious, Richeze will visit hospital Friday for precautiounary testing of trauma suffered to his right knee and abrasions on the hip, back and elbow on the right side. 

The fast man, a winner of nearly 30 of his own pro level wins, was cycling near Buenos Aries when the incident occurred. 

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