Fernando Alonso has been taken to hospital for precautionary checks on his back after running over kerbs at high speed during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Alonso was exiting the pit lane when he encountered the Toro Rosso of Jean-Eric Vergne.
The Spaniard bounced over the kerbs at 150mph, with the impact so severe that it triggered an alarm in the car that means drivers must go to the medical centre as a precaution.
The impact was recorded as 25g.
It is a ‘normal precautionary check requested by the FIA,' said a Ferrari spokesman.
Alonso fulfilled media duties after the race, which he finished in fifth place.
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