Ski helmet saved Formula 1 legend

Published: 31/12/2013

Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is fighting for his life after a ski-ing accident medics said he would not have survived had he not been wearing a ski helmet.

Doctors said the star remained in a critical condition after surgery for a severe head injury he sustained while ski-ing off-piste on Sunday in the resort of Meribel in France.

The 44-year-old German and seven-times Formula One champion is now in an induced coma.

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