Police are talking to the person believed to be the driver of the truck which hit Terenzo Bozzone while he was riding his bike in Auckland yesterday.
Source: 1 NEWS
Police confirmed the news to 1 NEWS this evening and say the person is "assisting us with our inquiries in relation to this incident".
A spokesperson from Auckland District Health Board has confirmed that triathlete Terenzo Bozzone remains in a stable condition after he was seriously injured in a collision with a truck while cycling yesterday.
Bozzone was cycling in Kumeu, Auckland yesterday afternoon when the accident occurred at approximately 2:20pm.
The 33-year-old won his first Ironman New Zealand title in Taupo on March 3 after breaking the previous record time by over seven minutes with a time of seven hours, 59 minutes and 56 seconds.
Bozzone competed in the gruelling endurance race four times prior to this year's win.