Alex Zanardi airlifted to hospital after handbike accident in Italy

Alex Zanardi airlifted to hospital after handbike accident in Italy

19.06.2020: Alex Zanardi has been airlifted to hospital after being involved in a road accident, according to multiple reports in Italy. The ex-Formula 1 driver and two-time CART champion

Alex Zanardi has been airlifted to hospital after being involved in a road accident, according to multiple reports in Italy.



The ex-Formula 1 driver and two-time CART champion is reported to have been riding his handbike when the accident occured, and was then flown by air ambulance to a nearby hospital.



Le Scotte hospital in Siena confirmed to Reuters news agency that the 53-year-old Italian had been brought in to the facility on Friday evening.



According to the Italian news agency ANSA, Zanardi's accident involved a truck and happened on a state highway just outside the town of Pienza, near Siena.






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19.06.2020 / MaP

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