Loic Duval suffers horrifying crash during Le Mans practice

Loic Duval has been involved in a terrifying accident in the No. 1 Audi during practice.

Loic Duval suffers horrifying crash during Le Mans practice
Loic Duval talks with Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich minutes before taking the wheel
#1 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro: Lucas Di Grassi, Loic Duval, Tom Kristensen, #14 Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid: Romain Dumas, Neel Jani, Marc Lieb
Loic Duval heading out on track before his crash
The crashed #1 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro back to the Audi compound after Loic Duval massive accident
Audi driver Marcel Fässler, Filipe Albuquerque and Oliver Jarvis talking after Loic Duval's crash
Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich addressing the media following Loic Duval's crash, reporting he was concious
Ambulance carrying Loic Duval after his crash during Wednesday practice
Ambulance carrying Loic Duval after his crash during Wednesday practice
Audi Sport Team Joest team members wait for the crashed #1 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro
The crashed #1 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro back to the Audi compound after Loic Duval massive accident
The crashed #1 Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro back to the Audi compound after Loic Duval massive accident
#1 Audi garage closed following Loic Duval's crash
Loic Duval getting into the car before his crash in Wednesday practice
Lucas Di Grassi getting out of the #1 and Loic Duval getting in

Loic Duval in awake and alert after a massive accident during practice today. From the extensive damage to the catch fencing, it appears that the car went airborne. Photos from Twitter can be seen below.

The incident took place seconds after Duval had gone fastest in Sector One, crashing at the exit of the Porsche Curves. The car sustained catastrophic rear-end damage in the accident.

Duval is alert. He will be transported to the hospital for further examinations.

Audi Sport

Audi's Dr. Ullrich revealed that he is conscious and talking after being extracted from the Audi and taken away in an ambulance.

 

Statement from Audi Sport

"Duval is alert. He will be transported from the Medical Center to the hospital for further examinations."

The cause of the wreck is still unknown. As we continue to wait for more updates regarding his condition, one thing is for certain, Loic Duval is very lucky man."

Medical update

Audi has revealed that Duval only has scratches and apparently, no broken bones. However, he is still undergoing tests to ensure that he did not suffer a concussion or anything other form of trauma that may keep him out of the car.

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