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Radio: F1 great Schumacher injured while skiing

French radio says former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher injured while skiing

Radio: F1 great Schumacher injured while skiing

PARIS (AP) -- French radio says retired Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has been injured in a skiing accident.

RMC radio reported Sunday that the seven-time champion had fallen while skiing off-piste at the French Alpine resort of Meribel.

The radio quoted resort director Christophe Gernigon-Lecomte as saying that Schumacher was wearing a helmet when he fell and hit a rock.

Gernigon-Lecomte was quoted on the station's website as saying: "He was shocked, a little rattled, but conscious." He added that the injury did not appear to be very serious.

He said Schumacher was transported to a nearby hospital.

Gernigon-Lecomte could not immediately be reached for comment.


Updated : 2021-01-26 18:36 GMT+08:00