Michael Schumacher In A Coma In Critical Condition After Suffering Head Injury While Skiing

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Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is in a coma after suffering a head injury while skiing in France

AFP have reported he "was suffering a serious brain trauma with coma on his arrival, which required an immediate neurosurgical operation".

Schumacher's management have confirmed his condition, reports the BBC.

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The German suffered head injuries in the incident in Meribel, Sky News reported.

Schumacher had just got off a chair lift with his son when he fell.

He was said to have been wearing a helmet.

The driver's agent said he was unable to give a "running commentary" on his condition, after he was airlifted to a local hospital and then moved to a hospital in nearby Grenoble.

The duty manager at the hospital told Sky News earlier Schumacher was undergoing a scan.

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