Race car driver turned Paralympic champion Alex Zanardi has reportedly been seriously injured again.
La Repubblica says Zanardi was transported by helicopter to a local hospital following a 'road accident' in the Tuscan town of Pienza during a national race for Paralympic athletes on handbikes.
Repubblica says the accident involved a heavy vehicle."
The 53-year-old Zanardi had both of his legs amputated following a horrific crash during a 2001 CART race in Germany. He was a two-time CART champion.
Zanardi won four gold medals in handbike at the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics.
The Italian Olympic and Paralympic Committees had no immediate comment.