Tokyo: Horrifying footage has emerged showing the moment Jules Bianchi's speeding Formula One car smashed into a stationary tractor-crane, leaving him fighting for his life in a Japanese hospital with serious head injuries. (Note: The footage of the crash below may be disturbing. Kindly use discretion)
The 25-year-old Frenchman was said to be "critical, but stable" after surgery in the wake of the terrifying smash on a rain-soaked Suzuka circuit on Sunday.
The film, posted on YouTube, shows his out-of-control Marussia slamming into the back of the yellow recovery vehicle, sparks flying as the body of the car slides underneath its raised rear end. (Also read: Jules Bianchi in 'Serious but Stable Condition')