Jules Bianchi's Injury Extent Could Take Weeks for Complete Detection

Marussia driver Jules Bianchi met with a serious accident during the Japanese Grand Prix and is being treated for damage to his brain.

updated: October 08, 2014 18:50 IST
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Messages for Marussia driver Jules Bianchi of France are placed at the Mie General Medical Centre in Yokkaichi.


Yokkaichi: It could be weeks before doctors know how badly damaged Jules Bianchi's brain is after his sickening crash in the Japanese Grand Prix, a specialist warned on Wednesday.

The French Formula One driver was under constant supervision following the weekend smash, with his worried parents regularly by his bedside. (Family says Bianchi's brain injury is severe)

"Jules remains in the Intensive Care Unit of the Mie General Medical Center in Yokkaichi. He has suffered a diffuse axonal injury and is in a critical but stable condition," said a statement issued by the family and the hospital.

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