The latest update is that he is in critical condition.
Within minutes of the fall the seven-time Formula One World Champion was airlifted to Grenoble Hospital. Reports state he was wearing a helmet when he had the fall.
As you can imagine, Social Media is ablaze with comments about the accident.
David Croft, Sky F1 commentator tweeted: “Seen Michael Schumacher win plenty of great battles in his career this, the most important of all. Like all in F1, praying he pulls through.”
Bruno Senna Says “Wishing a full and speedy recovery for Michael Schumacher. Motor racing already had too many losses in 2013.”
Mario Andretti said it best… “Sadly and hopefully I follow news on Michael Schumacher. Let’s pray for him and also for the strength and expertise of doctors guiding his recover.”
“The team at CarRacing.com is praying for Michael’s full recovery. The winner of 91 races in his lifetime has the hardest race to win, yet. The race for his life. God Speed to Michael and the entire Schumacher family.”
Photo: Michael Schumacher with Joshua Sirgany (Team Tony Kart Driver) in Las Vegas, NV