‘Comatose’ Schumacher may have left ‘critical stage’

Johannesburg, Jan 18: Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is reportedly still in a ‘stable condition’, although he may have left the critical stage, following a skiing accident that left him with severe head injuries and in a medically-induced coma since Dec. 29

The seven-time German champion, who retired in 2012, has been in an induced coma in a Grenoble hospital since the crash off-piste in the French Alps, where he was skiing with his son and a group of friends

According to Sport24, the statement from Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm does not mention the word ‘critical’ for the first time in describing his condition, with Kehm saying that the German’s family is happy and confident with the work of the team of doctors treating Schumacher, and they trust them completely.

Kehm reiterated that ‘any information regarding Schumacher’s health not coming from the doctors treating him or from his management must be treated as pure speculation’. (ANI)