Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is in hospital in a "critical" condition following a skiing accident this morning.
The seven-time world champion suffered a head injury while skiing off-piste in the French Alps resort of Meribel.
The hospital treating the 44-year-old German said in a statement he was "suffering a serious brain trauma with coma on his arrival, which required an immediate neurosurgical operation".
ITV News' Rags Martel reports:
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