Tour de Yorkshire: Astana apologise to volunteer after support vehicle near miss

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A support vehicle crashed through a traffic island during the final stage of the race.

Cycling team Astana are “deeply sorry” after a support car almost hit a volunteer and crashed through a traffic island during the Tour de Yorkshire.

Race marshal Philip Sullivan said he was “shaken but unhurt” after Sunday’s incident on the final stage in Leeds.

Astana have spoken to Mr Sullivan and “will have some gifts for him”.

“The sport director that was driving the car contacted the race organiser directly after the race to send our apologies,” a statement read.