Dramatic crash at Tour start line

A dramatic crash unfolded just seconds after the peloton passed Beverley Race Course - the official start line of the Tour de Yorkshire.

Friday, 29th April 2016, 12:13 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th May 2016, 4:08 pm
Stage One of this year's Tour de Yorkshire is well underway

It comes after the peloton left Saturday Market at 11.50am amid cheers and support from thousands of well-wishers who turned out to spur on the grand event.

The riders have joined the A1035 towards Cherry Burton and going through Main Street and Etton Road towards Etton.

Key points along the route include the first sprint point at Bubwith at 1.06pm, then Tadcaster at 1.50pm, Knaresborough at 2.22pm, then the first King of the Mountain (KoM) point at Greenhow Hill at 3.02pm.

A map of Stage One
A map of Stage One