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Former Formula One driver Michael Schumacher remains in critical condition following a skiing accident at the French Alpine resort of Maribel.

It’s been confirmed that Schumacher was wearing a helmet when the accident happened. According to Reuters, Men’s Alpine skiing World Cup director Guenter Hujara said, “Without a helmet, Michael Schumacher would be dead.”

Doctors have said that although the helmet did save Schumacher from even further injury, it was not enough protection and left the racer with severe bruising to his brain and in a coma, according to NBC.

Following the accident the racing and sports community, along with some other notable figures have delivered an outpouring of support to Schumacher and his family, all of which is evident from the numerous posts flying across Twitter.

Bill Clinton tweeted out support for Schumacher and thanked him for his work with the Clinton Foundation.

Racing drivers from all over the globe wished Schumacher the best.

Journalist James Allen showed his encouraged the former champion racer.

While Shauna Muamba, wife of British soccer player Fabrice Muamba returned a favor.

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