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Alejandro Valverde’s hit was intentional by a car that fled

Paula Rodriguez

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Alexander Valverde, a Movistar cyclist, and a companion who was riding with him in Alcantarilla (Murcia) were hit by a car that fled between Javalí Viejo and Alcantarilla. The Murcian cyclist was injured after the collision, which took place on Saturday morning on the RM-560 road in the aforementioned Murcian district. Both have been injured, but they do not have serious injuries, as confirmed by his team.

Movistar Team He has confirmed the outrage through his official Twitter account. «Alejandro Valverde and one of his usual training partners have been involved this Saturday in an incident when they were rolling around Alcantarilla (Murcia). Both Alejandro, who has undergone tests at a medical center in the area, and his partner are fine, with no fractures or other serious injuries.

Alejandro will remain under observation for 24 hours to verify his condition and will later be discharged.

The vehicle hit Valverde and another cyclist, his teammate. Neither the driver nor the passenger car could be identified. The 42-year-old cyclist from Murcia was treated on the spot by the ambulance paramedics and later transferred to the Virgen de La Arrixaca University General Hospital.

As reported by 112, He has a “hematoma/trauma” although his injuries are not serious. As for the other affected, who was slightly injured, he was also treated at the scene by the toilets and later transferred to the same hospital. Movistar Team has confirmed that he is also fine.

Local police officers from the Murcia City Council and an ambulance from the Emergency Management and Health Emergencies 061 (an ambulance from the Emergency Service) have traveled to the scene of the event.

According to sources from the Movistar team, the outrage would have been intentional. A member of the group of cyclists who trained with Valverde has said that a car passed by them at high speed and was rebuked by one of the runners. The vehicle stopped, waited for the cyclists to arrive, and finally ran over them voluntarily.

Through social networks, Alejandro Valverde confirmed that he is in good condition. «I want to thank everyone for the support and expressions of affection received. Luckily everything has been a scare and I’m fine.

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