French driver Anthoine Hubert dies in Formula Two accident
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — French driver Anthoine Hubert has died in a Formula Two accident at the Belgian Grand Prix.
The 22-year-old died following a 160 mph (257 kph) collision at the high-speed Spa-Francorchamps track, which earlier Saturday saw qualifying for Sunday’s Formula One race.
Hubert raced for the British-owned Arden team.
Motorsport’s governing body FIA said Hubert “succumbed to his injuries, and passed away at 18:35.”
The statement also gave details of the other two drivers involved, Juan-Manuel Correa and Giuliano Alesi.
Correa was “in a stable condition” and being treated at Liege hospital and Alesi was checked and declared fit at the on-site medical center.
FIA says it is investigating the incident.
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