17-year-old Formula 3 driver Sophia Floersch fractured her spine in a horrific crash at the Macau Grand Prix this weekend after her car went airborne and crashed into a photographer’s booth:
A crash in the Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix has to be seen to be believed. Early reports suggest everyone involved survived. pic.twitter.com/jc4TXOdNn0
— Herald Sun Sport (@heraldsunsport) November 18, 2018
Four others were also injured in the accident:
UPDATE: Teenage driver Sophia Floersch fractured her spine in this crash but has tweeted that she's "fine". Four others – a driver, two photographers and a track marshal – have been treated for injuries https://t.co/p2yC6m8mou https://t.co/kVNUJqTUz2
— Telegraph Sport (@telegraph_sport) November 18, 2018
Here’s another angle in slow motion:
— Hong Kong Free Press (@HongKongFP) November 18, 2018
Floresch tweeted that she’s “fine” but going into surgery on Monday:
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
One more angle:
— Jarrett Payton (@paytonsun) November 18, 2018
It’s amazing that everyone survived this.