Cycling News reports:
The spectator who caused a mass crash on the opening day of the Tour de France has been arrested and placed in custody, according to RTL. Race organisers threatened legal action in the aftermath of Saturday’s incident and French police soon opened an enquiry, launching a search for the culprit.
After appealing for witnesses, the person has been identified, found, and is now in police custody in Landerneau, according to RTL. According to Reuters, she turned herself in. The 30-year-old French woman is accused of involuntarily causing injury and faces a fine of 1,500 euros.
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Police in France have arrested a woman who they say is the spectator who held up a sign and caused a serious crash at the Tour de France on Saturday. https://t.co/VfanPceq6g
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