If you are looking for all the in-depth information on Michael Schumacher skiing accident all in one place – you will find it in this post. Michael Schumacher has won 7 World Championships during his racing career. Michael Schumacher is known as the most popular racer ever preforming on this planet.
On 29th of December 2013 Michal Schumacher had an accident while skiing off-piste in Alps (Meribel, France). This accident site was only meant for really good skiers and wasn’t made for general public. It has been pointed out that Schumacher felt whilst trying to help his friend. At the moment the 7x World Champion remains in an artificially-induced coma in hospital. He is in a critical but stable condition and it is believed that his life was saved by his skiing helmet, which split on impact.
The following message was posted on Michael Schumacher’s website “Following Michael’s skiing accident, we would like to thank the people from all around the world who have expressed their sympathy and sent their best wishes for his recovery. They are giving us great support”.
After the accident, which happened while Schumacher was skiing with his family, rescuers were on hand within minutes. The driver, who turns 45 on Friday, was initially conscious before deteriorating into a critical condition. He was airlifted to Grenoble hospital, where neurosurgeons have operated twice to remove blood clots on the brain and reduce swelling. So today Michael turns 45-years-old whilst being in coma. People all over the world are sending best wishes to Michael and his family and hope that he will recover soon.
Doctors have said the impact caused numerous brain injuries including intracranial hematomas (multiple blood clots), bilateral lesions and bruising of the brain. An initial operation carried out on Sunday to reduce swelling was followed by a second to remove the largest of a number of clots in his brain. Jacqueline Hubert, the Grenoble hospital’s director general, said on Tuesday that his condition had started to improve.
Schumacher retired from F1 for the final time in 2012 after a three-season comeback with Mercedes. Schumacher, who also raced for Jordan, Benetton and Ferrari, won the last of his world titles in 2004. He won two with Benetton in 1994 and 1995 before moving to Ferrari and winning five in a row from 2000. The German has 91 career wins.
Get well Michael Schumacher and Happy Birthday!