The third stage of Tour of Italy It has started with a serious scare. In the neutralized zone of Enna, one of the great favorites to the Italian round, the Welshman Geraint Thomas, has gone to the ground when the whole group was passing through the city.

Although the corridor of the INEOS Grenadier he has been able to continue, he has been very sore by the accident. In the images, recorded by a spectator who was next to him, it is perfectly seen how the winner of the Tour de France in 2018 ends up on the ground by one of the water cans that was in the street.

The fans who were in the area themselves were in charge of helping him get up and they helped him in the first instance and after the scare was able to continue with relative normality in the race.

In a gesture of remarkable sportsmanship on the part of the peloton, everyone waited for him before taking the exit at kilometer zero, although later Thomas ended up lagging behind and had to be assisted before the last part of the stage, which ended with great difficulty.