Juan Manuel Correa still in induced coma following F2 crash

18-09-2019 12:35
by Bobby Vincent
F1 News
Juan Manuel Correa still in induced coma following F2 crash

Juan Manuel Correa is still in an artificial coma following the fatal accident of Anthoine Hubert at Spa-Francorchamps, Correa's management company have revealed in a stetement.

Race Tech Development Group have released a statement about Juan Manuel, and have confirmed the Formula 2 driver is still in intensive care following the horrific crash.

The 20-year-old suffered a spinal injury and broke his legs in the crash in late August. His legs are "remain an important concern" reads the statement.

Correa's lungs have "gradually recovered" according to the statement and he will undergo surgery on them once they have recovered enough. The F2 driver is currently in a London hospital.

"Juan Manuel remains in the Intensive Care Unit in a state of induced coma," Correa's management company said in a statement. "Although his lungs have gradually recovered, his respiratory functions continue to be assisted by EMCO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) and a breathing ventilator.

"Juan Manuel's leg injuries remain an important concern and will undergo immediate surgery once his lungs are strong enough to withstand the procedure."

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