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by Matt de Neef
April 10, 2017
In today’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Greg Van Avermaet wins his first Monument at Paris-Roubaix; Alejandro Valverde victorious at the Tour of the Basque Country; Ellen van Dijk wins the Healthy Ageing Tour, Moberg takes final stage; Eddie Dunbar solos to victory in U23 Tour of Flanders; Tom Boonen closes his illustrious career with 13th at final Paris-Roubaix; Mat Hayman reflects on his 2017 Roubaix; Cyclist fighting for life after hit-run on Mornington Peninsula; Snow falls on Baw Baw Classic; Andre Boonen on his son Tom’s greatest moments; Inside the peloton at Paris-Roubaix.
A 27-year-old male cyclist was airlifted to Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital on Friday night after being involved in a hit-run crash on Main Ridge on the Mornington Peninsula.
The incident occurred on Shands Road at roughly 6pm on Friday night and it is alleged the driver involved fled the scene after hitting the rider. The driver, a 69-year-old woman from Flinders, has subsequently been arrested and is assisting police with their inquiries.
The cyclist is believed to be in a critical condition after suffering leg, arm and head injuries.
Follow the link to read more at The Age.