Michael Schumacher in 2006
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Schumacher 'fighting for his life'

The seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher is in a critical condition in hospital, following a skiing accident in the French Alps.

Michael Schumacher, the seven-time Formula 1 champion, is "fighting for his life" after a ski accident in the French Alps, his doctors say.

The driver is in a medically-induced coma in hospital in Grenoble after suffering head injuries on Sunday morning at the resort of Meribel.

He underwent surgery on arrival at the University Hospital in Grenoble.

Mike Wooldridge reports.

  • 30 Dec
  • From the section Europe