Monday, December 30, 2013

Schumacher Still Critical After Skiing Accident

((HT: sntv))

Grand Prix driver Michael Schumacher is still listed in critical condition after the accident that occurred on a skiing vacation with his son. Schumi fell and suffered an impact to the right-hand side of his head after he and his group decided to tackle an unmarked run.

Schumacher was wearing a helmet and was conscious immediately after the accident, but his condition deteriorated- arriving at the hospital in a coma.

He then underwent surgery and the surgeons said that they discovered blood clots on his brain. They were removed but lesions were also discovered.

Here's the early report from France...

Doctors on sight maintain that the next few days are crucial in determining the extent of the damage since it usually takes a few days for the swelling in the brain to top off and recede. He is being kept in a drug-induced coma to properly watch over him...

More when we know more...

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