F2 driver Juan Manuel Correa has shared an X-ray of the damaged legs he sustained in a deadly high-speed crash.
F2 star Correa confirmed the extent of the harm his damaged legs sustained
Correa has been updating followers on his progress after the horrific crash
Tragic Hubert misplaced his life within the accident in Belgium final yrCredit score: Getty – Contributor
Hubert’s automotive was completely decimated within the high-speed crashCredit score: EPA
Hubert, who was simply 22, initially smashed right into a barrier and rolled again into the observe earlier than Correa drove into the facet of him.
Pictures confirmed Hubert’s automobile virtually cut up in half whereas Correa’s automobile got here to relaxation the wrong way up.
Travelling at such excessive pace there was no probability Correa might have swerved out of the way in which.
Lewis Hamilton was one of the observers stunned at what he saw and left praying, in the end in useless, that Hubert would survive.
There was no probability Correa was going to come back away unscathed both.
And now he has revealed the total extent of his accidents simply over a yr on from that terrible day.
Correa – who plans to drive once more in December forward of an unimaginable return to racing subsequent yr – was rushed to intensive care and remained there for 2 weeks.
The picture he shared confirmed his proper leg to be completely shattered, together with his left in three items additionally.
He wrote subsequent to the photograph: “Right here you go. First time I present X-rays to you guys.”
It might have been worse nevertheless, with the 21-year-old American – who in April took his first steps since the smash – revealing he initially thought he was going to lose each legs.
He stated: “I bear in mind the whole lot, I by no means misplaced consciousness. All of it occurred very quick, one thing went underneath my automotive as a result of my entrance tyres went up within the air.
“From then on I used to be type of a passenger and I didn’t realise I used to be going to hit the opposite automotive till the final second once I noticed only a pink factor in entrance of me.
“I used to be type of in a state of shock. There was smoke popping out of the automotive, I needed to pull myself out of the automotive.
“At that time I assumed I had misplaced the legs as a result of I couldn’t actually transfer them.
“It appeared like they have been related by the go well with just about, they have been like gelatine.”