8 Nov 2012

Tour de France winner knocked off bike

6:15 pm on 8 November 2012

The Tour de France champion and Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins is in hospital after being hit by a car while riding his bike near his family home in Lancashire, in England.

Police say his injuries aren't thought to be life threatening although he does have several broken ribs.

Wiggins was thrown off his bike when hit by a car believed to have pulled out of a petrol station.