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Schumacher's ski helmet camera inspected, son questioned

Published on Jan 4, 2014 4:15 AM
File photo of then Ferrari Formula One driver Michael Schumacher on skis during his team's winter retreat in the Dolomite resort of Madonna Di Campiglio in Jan 12, 2006. Mr Schumacher suffered a serious head injury while skiing in the French Alps resort of Meribel earlier this week. --PHOTO: REUTERS

GRENOBLE (AFP) - A camera fixed to the ski helmet of Michael Schumacher is being inspected by investigators probing the accident that has left the German retired racing legend comatose in a French hospital with critical head injuries.

A source close to French authorities handling the investigation disclosed the existence of the camera late Friday. The source said it had been taken to see if it can yield any clues as to the circumstances of the accident.

Schumacher's 14-year-old son Mick, who was skiing with his father at the time, was also being questioned by investigators, the source said, confirming information reported by the French newspaper Dauphine Libere.

The developments in the probe came the day Mr Schumacher turned 45 while still in an induced coma in a hospital in the French Alpine city of Grenoble after his December 29 accident.

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