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Belgian cyclist, teammates with Remco Evenepoel at amateur level, dies after being hit by truck driver

Jonas Bresseleers, a 24-year-old Belgian cyclist who was once in a similar novice group as Remco Evenepoel, has passed on in a lethal crash with a transporter.

Bresseleers was riding his bicycle in Meer, a town in the Antwerp region of Belgium, on Thursday night. As he moved toward the convergence at Maxburgdreef from Tolberg, he was hit by a transporter coming from the course of Blauwputten and experienced lethal wounds to the head.

A cop who showed up at the scene said that the transporter halted and attempted to revive Bresseleers and performed medical aid. Nonetheless, the effect of the impact implied that he had passed on the spot. Flemish site HLN(link is outer) reports that the 29-year-old transporter's breath and medication tests brought negative back.

Bresseleers used to ride for Belgian club Dijlespurters VV Mechelen beginning around 2022, yet he was among the harvest of capable youthful Belgian riders who got through the positions in Acrog-Pauwels Sauzen-Balen group, presently known as Acrog-Tormans.

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Quite a while back, Bresseleers was associated with one more accident that cost the existence of his colleague and companion, 19-year-old Stef Loos, when around 30 riders were sent the incorrect way in the Terrific Prix Alfred Gadenne, and a van driver slammed into Loos, Bresseleers and another cyclist.

Bresseleers' previous group Acrog-Tormans wrote(link is outer) on Facebook: "Jonas rode for our club and was associated with the serious mishap quite a while back in which his colleague Stef Loos lost his life. Jonas was additionally harmed then.

"Words are deficient for this untold show. The whole Acrog-Tormans group wishes the family members much strength, mental fortitude and solidarity to bear this misfortune."

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Acrog-Tormans' executive Jef Robert likewise talked about the youthful cyclist: "Jonas was a tranquil, great kid, yet somebody who was never reluctant to take care of business for other people. That guaranteed that he was a solid match in the gathering.

Discussing the passings of both Bresseleers and Loos, he added: "The two to be sure got along quite well. Both were important for the solid class that likewise included Remco Evenepoel.

"It is challenging to comprehend that they are brought together precisely five years after the fact. Paradise as of now has a peloton of youthful cyclists. Yet again which focuses to the risks of the generally lovely game."

Bresseleers should begin the 60th release of the Zuidkempense Pijl-GP Wilfried Peeters today, and to celebrate his passing, Robert, who's likewise the coordinator of the race, affirmed that a moment of quiet would be noticed.

Belgian cyclist Remco Evenepoel is left with blood pouring down his face  after nasty crash into a female fan following his Vuelta a Espana stage  three win | Daily Mail Online

Only a couple of days prior, a truck driver blamed for hitting and killing resigned genius cyclist Davide Rebellin in Italy in November 2022, preceding running away from the location of the lethal accident, was dismissed a supplication deal that would have seen his sentence divided. The decision was invited as an unexpected treat by Rebellin's family, who declared that they "don't need retribution, yet equity" for the works of art star.

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