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The Spanish cyclist

Alejandro Valverde

, who competes with Movistar, has been hit by a hit-and-run car in Murcia.

The events, as La Opinion de Murcia

has advanced

, have taken place on the RM-560 road, which goes from Alcantarilla to Javalí Viejo.

According to witnesses who have witnessed the event, the 'Bala' was accompanied

by two other cyclists.

The first information indicates that Valverde

has not suffered serious injuries.

However, a tweet from his team assured that

only one partner was rolling with him.

"He will remain under observation for 24 hours and will later be discharged. His partner is also OK," can be read on the Movistar Team's Twitter account.

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