John Arne Riise: former Liverpool footballer and daughter in hospital after car accident


Former Liverpool defender John Arne Riise and his daughter were hospitalized in Norway after being involved in a car accident in Norway in the early hours of the morning.

The 39-year-old was supposed to drive his 19-year-old daughter Ariana to Alesund from Tonsberg in the middle of the night when he was forced to deviate to avoid something on the road, which caused him to slip out of the edge. side and in a railing.

Police found the car blocked by the roadside in Erstad, about eight kilometers from Alesund, and the two occupants were transported to hospital, although this would have been a precaution.

Riise’s agent, Erland Bakke, confirmed that the accident involved the former footballer and his daughter, and said that both were aware that they were taken to hospital for medical examinations.

He added that they should be released Wednesday morning.

“He brought her home to Alesund, and just before they got there, something on the road made John Arne Riise quickly turn left and hit the rails,” Bakke told Norwegian store Dagbladet.

“The two are fine under the circumstances, they will stay in the hospital until this morning.”

The police confirmed that there were no suspected criminal circumstances.

“We have an idea of ​​what happened, but first we need to hear from those involved,” said Sindre Molnes of the police.

Local police confirmed that the “access road” to Alesund was closed after the accident.

“#Alesund notification of a traffic accident on the access road. An involved car, located on the side in the middle of the roadway. Two people in the car, both out and conscious. Unknown extent of damage. Emergency vehicles on the road. ”


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