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Michael Schumacher ‘hurt in skiiing accident’

Michael Schumacher

Reports have been making the rounds that former F1 driver Michael Schumacher has been taken to hospital with a head injury.

The accident allegedly happened while the 44-year-old seven time world champion was skiing in the French resort of Meribel in the popular Three Valleys ski area.

“I do not know the severity of the injury,” the director of the ski station told French radio station RMC. The police are currently conducting their investigation into the origins of the fall.”

He added: “We do not know yet if it happened on a piste or off-piste.”

Michael Schumacher retired from Formula 1 for a second time at the conclusion on the 2012 season.


About Natalie Le Clue

Natalie Le Clue is an F1 aficionado of the most dedicated vein. And, true to form for any F1-enamoured junkie, she readily admits to crying the first time she saw a F1 car, calling it an ‘overwhelming moment’. Natalie has won the 2010 gSport Woman In Media award, the 2015 Woman In Media Print award, and has been named as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in South African Sport by the Department of Sport and Recreation. Natalie is currently serving as SAfm's F1 correspondent. Follow Natalie on Twitter @nlc27

One Response to “Michael Schumacher ‘hurt in skiiing accident’”


  1. […] After initial reports that his condition was not serious, news has emerged that Michael Schumacher’s condition has deteriorated and he is now in a critical state at a French hospital. […]

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