French investigators say Michael Schumacher crash not due to safety breaches

The ski resort where Michael Schumacher was staying when he met with an unfortunate accident meets with safety norms as prescribed by French laws, reveal investigators.

updated: February 17, 2014 23:20 IST
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Lyon: French investigators said Monday that Formula One legend Michael Schumacher's ski accident in the French Alps was not due to safety breaches by the ski station or faulty material.

Schumacher has been lying in a coma in a French hospital since the December 29 accident when he crashed into a rock so hard that the impact cracked his helmet. He had been skiing with his son and a group of friends.

"There were no breaches by anybody. The accident occurred in an off-piste zone," in the posh ski resort of Meribel said prosecutor Patrick Quincy.

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