Pilot at high speed crashed into another car.
Last weekend in the UK to race Formula 4 in a serious accident were 17-year-old British pilot team JHR Developments Billy Monger. Doctors were forced to amputate both his legs.
During the race, which was held in wet conditions, Longer the output of the high-speed rotation crashed into a suddenly stopped car in front of him, Finn Patrick Threads from the team Carlin. He dramatically slowed due to technical problems, and followed behind the Brit almost didn’t have time to brake.
As a result of collision the cockpit of the machine Monger was destroyed. The pilot was removed from the crumpled capsule for nearly two hours, after which he was sent by helicopter to Queen’s medical hospital in Nottingham. Racer Carlin serious traumas has not received, reports Autosport.com.
In the hospital the doctors had to amputate the young pilot both his legs below the knees, and then put him in a coma. Now the victim’s condition is critical but stable.
Family Billy, and the team JHR Developments has announced the collection of funds in the amount of 260 thousand pounds for his treatment and rehabilitation, and to return to normal, active life. Large sums have already translated the Formula 1 drivers Jenson button and Lewis Hamilton.
Monger spent his second season in Formula 4 and was in sixth place in the overall standings, twice standing on the podium in the first five races.
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