Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel 'shocked' by Michael Schumacher accident

Updated: 30 December 2013 16:45 IST

Michael Schumacher, who turns 45 on Friday, remains in critical condition after neurosurgical surgery at a Grenoble hospital, following his skiing accident Sunday when he fell and hit a rock.

Cologne, Germany:

German Formula One quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel said on Monday he was shocked by the skiing accident that left his compatriot Michael Schumacher with a serious head injury.

"I am shocked and I hope that he'll be feeling better as soon as possible," Vettel, 26, told German sporting news agency SID, an AFP subsidiary.

"I wish his family much strength now." (Related: Drivers wish 'crazy daredevil')

Schumacher, who turns 45 on Friday, remains in critical condition after neurosurgical surgery at a Grenoble hospital, following his skiing accident Sunday when he fell and hit a rock.

Topics : Formula 1 Sepang International Circuit Lewis Hamilton Michael Schumacher Giancarlo Fisichella Brawn Honda McLaren
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