VIDEO OF THE DAY: 17-Year Old Formula 3 Driver Survives Horrific Crash at Macau Grand Prix
By FOX NEWS // November 20, 2018
Sophia Floersch fractures her spine in crash, Two media members, race marshal also hospitalized
ABOVE VIDEO: FORMULA 3 driver Sophia Floersch has fractured her spine in a crash during the F3 World Cup final in Macau that left multiple people seriously injured. (Sun Video)
FOX NEWS – A Formula 3 driver suffered a spinal injury Sunday when she was involved in a scary crash at the Macau Grand Prix.
Sophia Floersch, 17, is set to undergo surgery Monday for the injury she sustained in the crash.
Her car went airborne during the road course event after she clipped Sho Tsuboi’s car on lap four.
“Just wanted to let everybody know that I am fine but will be going into surgery tomorrow (Monday) morning … Update soon,” the German racer tweeted.
Floersch suffered a spinal fracture, according to a medical report released by her team Van Amersfoot Racing.
Video on social media showed her vehicle hurtling through the air after she appeared to clip Tsuboi’s car.
Just wanted to let everybody know that I am fine but will be going into Surgery tomorow morning. Thanks to the @fia and @hwaag_official @MercedesAMGF1 who are taking great care of me.
Thanks to everybody for the Supporting messages.
— Sophia Floersch (@SophiaFloersch) November 18, 2018
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