F1 driver loses eye after crash

Jul 05, 2012, 08:33 IST | AFP

Spanish Formula One driver Maria De Villota has lost her right eye as a result of an accident she suffered during testing in England on Tuesday, her Marussia team said yesterday

De Villota was rushed to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge on Tuesday after a crash at Duxford Airfield circuit in Cambridgeshire, eastern England.

Marussia said Tuesday that De Villota had been injured after her car collided with a support vehicle at the end of her first lap. — 

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