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Correa F2 pilot from coma wakes up – worry about legs – Formula 1

Good news for Formula 2 driver Juan Manuel Correa! After the fatal accident at Spa, which cost Anthoine Hubert his life, the driver is no longer in a coma. He is awake, but not yet fully awake.

"While this is great news and a big step in the right direction, he is still in a race against time," he says.

Correa is still very weak and vulnerable, so he remains in intensive care at a hospital in London.

The 20-year-old pilot suffered serious leg injuries and multiple cracks in the fatal crash. In addition, his lung is damaged, shortly after the accident he suffered a respiratory arrest.

Now the Ecuadorian has to recover, then the urgent leg surgery has begun. Doctors want to prevent permanent damage, but the time is short.

The fatal accident at Spa

The Sauber Junior Team junior pilot was at high speed on August 31

in the previously already crashed car Huberts crashed. Correa had been subjected to enormous forces. He was then immediately transported to Liège and operated. The accident and the causes that led to the crash will be investigated further. Hubert died at the age of 22 on the day of the accident.

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