Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Autos & Motorcycles
  3. Car & Truck Enthusiasts

Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher in Coma after accident

See also

Seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher has been reported as being in a coma after an accident at a ski resort in Meribel, France. Although Schumacher was wearing a helmet, his head impacted a rock with such force that it has left him in a Coma according to CNN.

More Photos

Schumacher, still conscious but dazed, was airlifted to a trauma Center in Moutiers, but then was transported to the University Hospital Center in Grenoble where he was found to be in a coma. Upon his arrival, Schumacher required immediate brain surgery.

Conflicting reports about the Formula One champion’s present condition suggest that the injury was not serious, but newer information suggests severe sustains head trauma from skiing on unmarked slopes in France.

Schumacher is 44 and is arguably one of the best drivers in the world and had retired from Formula One last year. His manager Sabine Kehm had this to say:

“We ask for understanding that we cannot give running updates on his condition. He wore a helmet and was not alone.”



  • Corned beef
    Find out how to prepare a classic corned beef recipe in a slow cooker
    Slow Cooker Tips
  • Left handed eating
    Find out why you should never eat with your left hand
    Wives Tale
  • Subway message
    Subway customer finds 'Big Mama' written on her order
    Subway Message
  • Deviled eggs
    This is the only deviled egg recipe you’ll need this Easter
    Delicious Eggs
  • Natural solutions
    Natural beauty: All natural solutions to life's little beauty headaches
    Natural Solutions
  • Chocolate souffle
    Love chocolate? Get tips on making the perfect chocolate souffle every time
    Recipe 101

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!