didn't have time to avoid a slow car ahead of him. (Screenshot via YouTube) Formula 4
driver Billy Monger
had parts of both his legs amputated after a scary crash on Sunday at Donington Park
in England. Monger's car ran into the back of a car that had slowed abruptly on the track. You can watch the video here - discretion is advised - and see that Monger had little time to react to Patrik Pasma's car ahead of him. Monger, 17, is in his second year of competing in Formula 4
, which is one of the lower series for Formula 1
, the world's biggest auto racing series. It took over two hours for Monger to be extricated from his car following the crash. He was airlifted to a local hospital once he was finally gotten out of the car. His team set up a fundraising page to help pay for Monger's medical expenses. Well known in Motorsport for being not only an extremely talented young driver but for also being a truly special 17 year old - loved and admired by his team, fellow ...