Sophia Floersch, a 17-year-old German female driver, fractured her spine in a horrific crash at the Formula Three Macau Grand Prix 2018, and spent at least 7-hours in surgery Monday. As you can see, the surreal footage shows gasps from the crowd as the Van Amersfoort Racing driver’s car flew through the air in and into safety netting at the sharp Guia Circuit’s Lisboa bend. She lost control in a contact down the straight, launched off a curb, and then bounced off Tsuboi’s TOM’s Racing car. Read more for another video from a different viewpoint and additional information.
“Japanese driver Sho Tsuboi, two photographers and a marshal were also taken to hospital for treatment. The marshal suffered a broken jaw, while another victim had abdominal pain from a lacerated liver, according to the medical reports by the Macau Grand Prix,” according to the AFP.