American racing driver Juan Manuel Correa has been positioned in a medically-induced coma after struggling problems from an accident that claimed the lifetime of fellow Formula Two racer Anthoine Hubert on Aug 31.
The 20-year-old collided with Hubert at an estimated 160 mph after the Frenchman’s automobile misplaced management, crashed right into a barrier and bounced into the trail of Correa on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.
Correa broke each legs and injured his backbone within the accident, however later developed Acute Respiratory Failure, which required the process. His mother and father stated in an announcement he’s in essential however secure situation in a London hospital.
“To start with, on behalf of our son we want to thank everybody inside and outdoors the motorsports neighborhood for the fantastic and caring get properly needs that we’ve acquired, in addition to messages for a speedy restoration,” they wrote in an replace to his followers. “We’re assured that Juan Manuel will assessment all of them himself as soon as he’s again answerable for his social media account.”
Correa was competing in his first season for the Suber Junior group and can be a improvement driver for the Alfa Romeo Racing Formulation One group.