Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso was lucky to walk away from a horrifying crash at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. After making contact with Esteban Gutierrez of Haas Racing, Alonso's McLaren-Honda flipped twice in the air before crashing against a wall.


Here are some images from the dramatic crash in Melbourne.





After the crash, Alonso spoke to Sky Sports:

It was a scary moment and a scary crash.I am lucky to be here and thankful to be here.


Here's a video of the horrifying crash:


We're just glad the Spaniard survived the horrific crash with minimal injuries.


All images sourced from Twitter