John Arne Riise: Former Liverpool footballer and daughter in hospital after car crash

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

Riise’s agent, Erland Bakke, confirmed the accident, and said that both were conscious as they were taken to hospital for medical checks.

“He drove her home to Alesund, and just before they arrived, something on the road caused John Arne Riise to quickly turn left, and drive into the road rails,” Bakke told Norwegian outlet Dagbladet.

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“Both are well under the circumstances, they will remain in the hospital until this morning.”

Police have confirmed that there is no suspicion of criminal circumstances.

“We have some idea of ​​what has happened, but we must first hear from those involved,” said Sindre Molnes of the police.

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

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

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