Mark Webber Out Of Hospital

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Mark Webber, former Formula One driver is out of the hospital and is safe after he was admitted following a crash in Brazil.

The Australian, who was admitted in Bandeirantes hospital after he had a crash during the World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Interlagos on Sunday, had to be carried out in a stretcher.

Webber's car, Porsche, lost control of the car during the race and collided with another racer, Matteo Cressoni and Webber's car immediately caught on fire.

The cars collided on turn number 14, having another 26 minutes of the race to go.

Webber has no idea as to what exactly caused the accident and investigation is under way.

Cressoni, who was also involved in this crash on his Ferrari was also taken to the hospital and was released on Monday afternoon.

Webber is expected to stay in Brazil for another couple of days before he gets the clear signal to fly back home in the UK.

Webber claims that the correct angle of impact had saved him and considers himself lucky.

The race was won by Neel Jani, Marc Lieb and Romain Dumas, driving a Porsche 919 hybrid.

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Story first published: Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 12:18 [IST]
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