Michael Schumacher is out of coma and leaves hospital fatal ski accident.
German Formula 1 legend, Michael Schumacher is out of coma and has left intensive care hospital, Eyes and Voice understands.
Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher is now out of coma and has left intensive care in Grenoble hospital nearly six months after his life-threatening skiing accident – his manager has confirmed.
The F1 legend has been moved to hospital in Switzerland, Eyes and Voice can confirm.
Placed in a medically-induced coma, Michael Schumacher has been in hospital since December 29 (2013). Lately he was reported to slowly recovering.
Schumacher underwent two operations in the days after the accident to remove life-threatening blood clots before being placed into a coma.
Today, Monday (16 June), Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm released a statement saying:
“Michael has left the CHU Grenoble to continue his long phase of rehabilitation. He is not in a coma any-more.
“His family would like to explicitly thank all his treating doctors, nurses and therapists in Grenoble as well as the first aiders at the scene of the accident, who did an excellent job in those first months.
“The family also wishes to thank all the people who have sent Michael so many good wishes. We are sure it helped him.
“For the future, we ask for your understanding that his further rehabilitation should take place away from the public eye.”
With news of the 45-years-old recovery being kept on the low, this announcement will come as a very good news for fans and the F1 community worldwide.
Encouraging news on Michael's condition this morning. We couldn't ask for a better start to the week. #KeepFightingMichael
— MERCEDES AMG F1 (@MercedesAMGF1) June 16, 2014
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