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The mother and brother of Anthoine Hubert hold the helmet of Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert during a moment of silence at the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix circuit in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium ahead of the Formula One race. Image Credit: AP

London: American-Ecuadorean Formula Two racer Juan Manuel Correa is being moved to intensive care in Britain after being injured in an accident that killed French driver Anthoine Hubert at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium last weekend.

The 20-year-old suffered a spinal injury and fractures to his legs in Saturday’s horrific crash during the support race for the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix.

“Juan Manuel Correa will be transferred today [to] a specialised ICU located in the United Kingdom,” a statement issued by his media team said on Tuesday.

“He will continue his recovery process in the care of a specialist team of physicians.”

Correa, a development driver for the Alfa Romeo Formula One team and grandson of former Ecuadorean president Rodrigo Borja, underwent more than four hours of surgery in Liege after the accident. He remains in a stable condition.