F1 racer Fernando Alonso met with an accident, undergoes minor surgery

Former two-time world champion and a well-known sports personality Fernando Alonso met with an accident while riding on the outskirts of Lugano on Thursday. The news of the incident was revealed by the page of Alpine F1. The team for which Alonso drives in Formula 1. Fernando was hospitalized after the incident as the team posted on Twitter. The team also updated the health condition of Alonso stating  that the Spaniard was “conscious and well in himself.”

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The Twitter handle of Alpine wrote in their updated tweet that Medics discovered the fracture in his upper jaw and he will be kept under observation for further 48 hours. He is expected to be fully operational to undertake preparations for the season.

Following a two-year sabbatical, Fernando Alonso is expected to return to F1 this season, partnering Esteban Ocon at the Alpine F1 Team.

There will, however, be question marks around Fernando Alonso’s fitness and health as pre-season testing is just four weeks away, while the first race of the season, at Bahrain, is in six weeks.