17-year-old race car driver loses both legs in head-on crash


by New York Post

LONDON — More than $220,000 has been donated to help a British racing driver who has had both legs amputated while in an induced coma after being involved in a high-speed crash. Billy Monger, a 17-year-old Englishman, was left fighting for his life after his car collided with a Finnish rival’s during a British F4...

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Washington Post reports:

Teenage race car driver loses legs after crash, but vows to compete again

Billy Monger awoke from a medically induced coma on Thursday and said he wants to keep racing.

NJ.com reports:

Driver accused of ODing, crashing car with kid aboard is 17-year-old girl

Police said they used Narcan to revive the driver and adult passenger, who were both unconscious.

GLOUCESTER CITY -- The driver who allegedly overdosed and crashed a car on Interstate 76 with a child aboard is a 17-year-old girl, State Police said Monday.

Trooper Alejandro Goez said charges are pending against the teenager, and her adult passenger was arrested on drug charges.

Goez said both the driver and passenger, a 19-year-old man from Delanco Township, were...

International Business Times UK reports:

Formula 4 driver Billy Monger vows to race again after losing legs in crash

Teenager out of a coma and looking forward to getting behind the wheel again.