February 20, 2024

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Alonso has surgery for broken jaw after bike crash

Double Components 1 globe winner Fernando Alonso stated he was perfectly and hunting forward to the begin of the period following fracturing his jaw in a street accident though cycling in Switzerland.

The Spaniard’s Alpine (Renault) group stated he will remain under observation for forty eight hours following an operation on Friday and anticipated him “to be thoroughly operational to undertake preparing for the period”.

“Many thanks for all your needs, I’m Okay and hunting forward to getting 2021 underway,” the 39-year-outdated, who is preparing for his Components 1 comeback following two years’ absence, stated on Twitter.

A law enforcement report of Thursday’s incident stated Alonso was strike by a car pushed by a forty two-year-outdated Swiss in Viganello, in close proximity to Lugano.

The car was turning still left into a grocery store car park when it collided with Alonso who was coming from the reverse route earlier a queue of stationary cars, it included.

Alpine stated Alonso was taken to medical center and held under observation.

“Medics uncovered a fracture in his higher jaw and conducted a successful corrective operation. The attending health care group are satisfied with his development.

“Looking forward, following a handful of times of entire rest, he will be ready to progressively resume education.”

The Components 1 championship is owing to start in Bahrain on March 28, with pre-period screening in the Gulf kingdom from March twelve-fourteen.

Alonso, who took his titles with Renault in 2005 and 2006 and has received 32 grands prix, last raced in Components 1 with McLaren in 2018.