Fernando Alonso has been taken to a hospital after being involved in an accident while riding a bike in Switzerland. (IndyCar Photo)
Fernando Alonso has been taken to a hospital after being involved in an accident while riding a bike in Switzerland. (IndyCar Photo)

Alonso Hit By Car While Riding Bike, Taken To Hospital

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso has been transported to a hospital in Switzerland after being involved in an accident while riding his bike.

Italy’s Gazzetta dello Sport reported that Alonso was hit by a car while out training on his bike near Lugano in Switzerland. The Alpine F1 Team, the team that Alonso will race for this year during his return to Formula One, released a brief statement regarding Alonso’s condition.

“Alpine F1 Team can confirm that Fernando Alonso has been involved in a road accident while cycling in Switzerland,” the team statement read. “Fernando is conscious and well in himself and is awaiting further medical examinations tomorrow morning.

“Alpine F1 Team will not make any further statement at this point in time. Further updates will be given tomorrow.”

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