Ivan Sosa (Movistar Staff) thanked his followers for his or her help on his social media channels 5 days after being assaulted by a gun-wielding truck driver and is anticipated to haven’t any issues from accidents to his chin. Nonetheless, the 25-year-old is going through costs alongside the driving force within the case.
“I need to thanks for all of the messages of help that I’ve obtained in current days. It was a surprising episode, however I really feel good now,” Sosa wrote on Tuesday.
A report by the Cundinamarca police described the January 5 incident, stating Sosa was assaulted by the driving force of a tractor-trailer after complaining concerning the driver “making harmful maneuvers on the street”.
The driving force accused Sosa of squirting water in his face and damaging the truck’s windshield with a rock. Sosa accused the driving force of exiting the truck to bludgeon him within the face with the butt of his gun.
In keeping with the report, the driving force voluntarily surrendered the weapon and introduced paperwork exhibiting he’s permitted to hold it. The unnamed driver was charged with private harm, whereas Sosa was charged with property injury.
Sosa was recognized as a expertise by Androni Giocattoli workforce supervisor Gianni Savio and introduced onto the ProTeam in 2017. After he received the Adriatica Ionica and Vuelta a Burgos stage races in 2018, Trek-Segafredo made a proposal to purchase out his contract, however the deal led to a authorized battle between brokers.
He joined Staff Sky as an alternative and spent three years there, however after being not noted of the entire Grand Excursions in 2021, he moved on to Movistar final season, profitable the Vuelta Asturias and Tour de Langkawi.