The second stage of Tour of Burgos sand was marked by a terrifying fall in the last meters, seeing several runners in the peloton severely affected. Despite the massive accident, Santiago Buitrago defended his leadership.
Just under 500 meters from the finish line, when the Jumbo Visma had been at the head of the group, the tragic situation arose. One of the riders from the Dutch squad hit a pothole in the road, going to the ground and causing a crash with more than 10 runners.
Three of his teammates avoided the accident and reached the front of the stage, with victory for the Dutchman Timo Roosen, followed by the Italian Edoardo Affini and the Australian Chris Harper.
Fernando Gaviria managed to maneuver one of the fallen runners and crossed the finish line in seventh place, being the best Colombian of the day.
Despite being delayed by the accident, Santiago Buitrago arrived unharmed. When the accident occurred after three kilometers to go, all the riders who finished the stage received the same time as the winner.