MONTAUBAN, France (AFP) –
Former cycling champion Laurent Jalabert suffered serious injuries on Monday when he was struck by a car while on his bike in Montauban, according to emergency services at the scene and a source close to the investigation.
Jalabert, the world time-trial champion in 1997, suffered a broken left leg and an injured shoulder.
The collision happened not far from Jalabert’s home.
The 44-year-old was unconscious when discovered by emergency services and has been taken to a hospital in Montauban.