UPDATE:Angel Nieto is reported to be in an induced coma, but does not require surgery. Nieto's condition is described as 'serious but not critical'.

'12+1' world champion Angel Nieto is reported to have been seriously injured during a quad bike accident in Ibiza.

Diario de Ibiza states that the 70-year-old suffered 'a strong blow to the head' and is in a 'serious condition' following the road traffic accident, in which it appears Nieto was hit from behind by a car.

The Spanish legend won 90-grands prix in the former 50cc, 80cc and 125cc classes between 1964 and 1986.

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