Michael Schumacher, ex-F1 champion, critical after ski fall
7 time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher, is in a critical condition after a skiing accident.
The 44-year-old German, who suffered serious brain trauma, was in a coma on arrival and underwent a brain operation.
He was skiing off-piste with his son in the French Alps yesterday, when the accident occurred.
Schumacher was wearing a helmet when he fell and hit his head against a rock.