John Arne Riise and 19-year-old daughter, Ariana, hospitalised after 2am car crash
- John Arne Riise was involved in a motor accident along with his daughter
- The incident occurred around 2am at Lerstad, around Alesund, in Norway
- Both Riise and his daughter Ariana were reportedly hospitalised
The former Liverpool defender and his daughter were hospitalised after surviving a midnight car crash in Norway, but according to SunSport, none of the pair suffered serious injuries.
It was gathered that the father and child were rushed to the hospital as a precautionary measure for proper medical checks.
The 39-year-old, in company of his 19-year-old daughter, Ariana, was said to have been driving to their Alesund home from Tonsberg when the incident happened.
Authorities found the car lying on the side of the road at around 2am at Lerstad which is just about five miles east of central Alesund.
Both Riise and his daughter were reportedly gripped with fear, but they seemed to be in good condition.
SunSport reports that the pair have been released from the hospital and told to go home, but despite that, their car is reportedly written off.
It was learnt that police authorities have launched an investigation into the incident, however nothing criminal is said to have occurred.
Riise is currently based in Norway with wife Louise Angelica, having finished his playing career in 2017.
He had a glorious career having played 735 matches and scoring 58. He featured for top clubs including Liverpool, AS Roma, Monaco and a few others.
Barely six months ago, Former England international Jermain Defoe miraculously survived a car crash involving three vehicles on Saturday, September 28.
The incident is said to have happened after Rangers' 5-0 win over Aberdeen at Ibrox Stadium. According to a Mirror UK report, Defoe was pictured speaking to police near the Clyde Tunnel in Glasgow, just moments after the accident.
A Rangers spokesman has since confirmed Defoe was indeed involved in the crash that involved a Range Rover and two other vehicles.
An eyewitness recorded that another girl who was in the company of the football star was also involved in the clash.
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Legit.ng earlier reported that Arsenal superstar Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was spotted crashing his Lamborghini super car while going home after leaving the Emirates stadium.
The Gabon international is one of the richest footballers whose love for expensive cars knows no bound as he has many in his garage.
But the Lamborghini super car can be regarded as his favorite considering how he has been seen many times driving the ride.
According to the report on UK Sun, the incident happened after a prang with a Mercedes on the M25 near Potters Bar, Hertfordshire.
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