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Alonso 'conscious and well' after road-cycling accident

05/02/21

The Alpine F1 Team has confirmed the incident in a statement.

Fernando Alonso is "conscious and well in himself" after the two-time Formula 1® world champion was involved in a road accident while cycling.

Alonso, 39, is set to return to F1® with the Alpine team this season, after a two-year absence, though there will now be doubts over his participation at the first race in Bahrain next month.

The Spaniard won successive F1® world championships in 2005 and 2006.

On Thursday, Apline confirmed in a statement that Alonso had been involved in an incident while cycling in Switzerland.

However, the statement did not confirm if Alonso was in hopsital.

It read: "Fernando is conscious and well in himself and is awaiting further medical examinations tomorrow [Friday] morning.

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