Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, took to twitter on Sunday, writing that the the crash had left him with injuries including 'bust ribs, a shoulder joint injury, cuts, grazes and a nettle rash all down his left side.'
Although no details were given on how the accident happened he gave thanks to passers-by and NHS staff.
He wrote: "Thank you to the kind couple in a white Audi estate who stopped to help after my bike crash this morning."
He added: "Cuts , grazes , bust ribs AC shoulder joint & nettle rash all down my left side .... just left A&E , hurrah for the #NHS"
Following his work to bring the Tour de France to Yorkshire Sir Gary was knighted in 2015.