Mark Cavendish has fallen just meters from the finish line in Harrogate as he made a push for a win.
The British rider looked in pain on the ground as Marcel Kittel wins day one of the Tour de France 2014.
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Enquiries are ongoing and police are appealing for information after the incident.
South Tyneside Council say despite its financial pressures, it is committed to regeneration, economic growth and job creation in the borough