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F1 test driver loses eye

Marussia's Spanish test driver Maria De Villota has lost her right eye. Her formula One team says she remains critically ill in hospital after surgery for facial and head injuries. She was involved in an accident at Duxford airfield.

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Pictures: Maria de Villota before race incident

Maria de Villota is currently being treated for life threatening injuries at Addenbrookes Hospital after a collision with a lorry in her F1 test vehicle at Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire.

The following images were published on her team Marussia F1's twitter page before the race.

Villota interviewed before taking to the track today. Credit: Marussia F1 Team Twitter
Villota in her F1 test car before the incident. Credit: Marussia F1 Team Twitter

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