F1 driver fights for life after crash

Jul 04, 2012, 08:42 IST | AFP

Spanish Formula One driver Maria De Villota was fighting for her life yesterday after suffering serious injuries during a crash in testing for the Marussia team, it was confirmed

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said De Villota had sustained “life-threatening injuries” in the early morning crash at Duxford Airfield circuit in Cambridgeshire. 

Marussia confirmed in a statement that the 32-year-old test driver from Madrid had been transferred to hospital after her car collided with a support vehicle at the end of a test lap.

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