REMCO EVENEPOEL crashed and fell 30ft off a BRIDGE in a horror incident at Il Lombardia.
Paramedics rushed to treat the cyclist in the immediate aftermath before he was taken to hospital
The 23-year-old was fourth in the leading group as they descended off the Colma di Sormano.
He collided with the wall of a bridge and was propelled onto his back and, horrifyingly, over the edge.
Colma di Sormano is the highest climb on the race circuit and Evenepoel was competing for Deceuninck-Quick Step.
A team statement read: "Remco Evenepoel has been tended to by the doctors and is now taken to the hospital with the ambulance."
The Belgian road racer is a formidable talent, picking up two race wins already this year.
Evenepoel finished in the No1 spot at both the Volta a Burgos and the Tour of Poland.
During the race the Tour of Poland, cycling fans witnessed another shocking crash last week.
A terrible pile-up saw Evenepoel's team-mate Fabio Jakobsen placed into an induced COMA.
The Dutch ride has had plastic surgery to his face to repair damage and has been moved to a hospital in the Netherlands as he continues to recover from the smash caused by Dylan Groenewegen.
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