The rider fell on the last leg of the 12th stage.
Bahrain Merida rider Vincenzo nibali will not be able to continue the Tour de France due to injuries received on the 12th stage.
4 km to go Nibali fell after a collision with a police motorcycle. The Italian got up and was able to continue the race, finishing 7th. But after the stage Nibali complained of back pain.
The athlete was taken to the hospital of Grenoble, where doctors confirmed the presence of a vertebral fracture.
“The ambulance took Vincenzo nibali with Alpe d’huez. Unfortunately, the Sicilian champion will not resume the race tomorrow. The fracture is confirmed. A speedy recovery,” Italian journalist Andrea De Luca.
After 12 stages, Nibali took 4th place in the overall standings of the race.
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