Team Sky, who Bradley Wiggins rides for, has said the Tour de France winner is expected to "make a full and speedy recovery":
We can confirm that on Wednesday evening Bradley Wiggins was involved in a road traffic accident whilst riding his bike near his home in Lancashire.
He is being kept in hospital overnight for observation but the injuries he has sustained are not thought to be serious and he is expected to make a full and speedy recovery.
We will announce more details in due course.
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