The Spaniard, who was mendacity in 13th total on the time, was instantly taken to hospital for X-rays. His group confirmed that he had suffered a fractured left scapula and rib.
“Victor was concerned in a crash which took down an enormous group of riders,” stated group physician Daniele Zaccaria. “He was using in the midst of the bunch when it occurred, and there was not a lot he may do to keep away from the riders who fell in entrance of him.
“He was instantly taken to hospital the place X-rays revealed a fractured scapula and rib on his left facet.”
EF Schooling First had been the group worst affected by the crash, which occurred when riders hit a moist patch on a descent 90km into the stage.
Crew chief Rigoberto Urán and key climber Hugh Carthy each pressured out of the race, with the group revealing that the pair suffered damaged collarbones. Former race chief Nicolas Roche (Crew Sunweb) additionally deserted as a result of accident.
“Fortuitously, the scapular fracture won’t require surgical procedure,” stated Zaccaria of de la Parte. “However he would require round 40 days of relaxation earlier than getting again to coaching.
“Because of the time of the yr, with solely two months of the season left, we’ll advise him to be affected person, take issues slowly and concentrate on restoration so that he’s wholesome and prepared for the subsequent season.”
De la Parte was taking part within the Vuelta for the primary time of his nine-year profession. Earlier this season the 33 yr outdated completed 21st on the Giro d’Italia, and in July took his finest results of the season, taking tenth on the Tour of Austria.