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Michael Schumacher Accident: Wife Corinne Asks Reporters To Leave Grenoble Hospital

01/07/2014 12:19 pm 12:19:01 | Updated 02 April 2014

Michael Schumacher's wife has appealed for the media to stay away from the hospital where the racing legend is being treated for a brain injury after his skiing accident.

Corinne Schumacher spoke out for the first time since her husband's tumble in the French Alps on 29 December.

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Corinne Schumacher asked the media to leave her family alone

She said: "It's very important to me that you ease the burden on the doctors and the hospital so that they can do their work in peace."

She asked the international media who have gathered at the hospital in Grenoble to leave. "Please also leave our family alone."

Schumacher, 45, has been in a medically induced coma since last week, after he hit his head on a rock.

He retired from Formula One in 2012 as the most successful Formula 1 driver in history.

French prosecutors will hold a press conference on Wednesday to reveal their findings in to the causes of the accident.

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