Formula One test driver loses eye

Maria de Villota
Marussia F1 test driver Maria de Villota poses prior to the Australian F1 Grand Prix Credit: Reuters

Test driver Maria De Villota has lost her right eye as a result of her accident yesterday, her team Marussia have confirmed.

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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.