Michael Schumacher shows 'small but encouraging signs of recovery', says agent

Schumacher's agent Sabine Kehm issued the family statement which said that they are confident of his recovery from the life-threatening skiing accident that left him in coma.

updated: March 12, 2014 20:15 IST
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Michael Schumacher's family is "confident" the Formula One legend will recover from a life-threatening skiing accident that left him with severe brain injuries, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Doctors put him in a medically induced coma after the December 29 accident in which he hit his head on a rock while skiing at the French resort of Meribel with his son and a group of friends. (Schumacher still in waking up phase: Sabine Kehm)

"We are and remain confident that Michael will pull through and will wake up. There sometimes are small, encouraging signs, but we also know that this is the time to be very patient," read the family statement, issued by spokeswoman Sabine Kehm.

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