Juan Manuel Correa: Formula 2 driver remains in induced coma
Formula 2 driver Juan Manuel Correa – injured within the accident thatkilled French driver Anthoine Hubert– remains in intensive care in an ended in coma.
Correa, 20, suffered a spinal afflict and damaged legs within the wreck at Spa, in Belgium, on 31 August.
His leg accidents “live a a have to-have pain” and he will comprise surgical procedure when his lungs are “solid ample”.
Correa’s lungs have “gradually recovered” but his respiratory capabilities are easy being assisted.
The Ecuador-born American is in a London sanatorium andsuffered complicationsfollowing the wreck.
Correa had a four-hour operation in Liege, but on arrival in London used to be diagnosed with acute respiratory harm syndrome.
“Juan Manuel remains within the Intensive Care Unit in a stutter of ended in coma,” his management company Flee Tech Style Neighborhoodacknowledged in a assertion.
“Even supposing his lungs have gradually recovered, his respiratory capabilities continue to be assisted byECMO[extracorporeal membrane oxygenation] and a respiration ventilator.
“Juan Manuel’s leg accidents live a a have to-have pain and ought to easy comprise immediate surgical procedure once his lungs are solid ample to face as much as the job.”
Hubert, who used to be 22, suffered a immense influence from Correa’s automobile, which used to be travelling at about 170mph, at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
The Frenchman used to be taken to the clinical centre following the incident, and died rapidly after.
Correa, who grew up in Miami and lives in Barcelona, has been racing this season with the Sauber junior team and is the enchancment driver for Alfa Romeo Racing’s F1 team.