Kubica sustained just a sprained ankle

Robert Kubica will be released from hospital on Monday morning, having sustained just a sprained ankle and a light concussion in his violent crash today, his doctors confirmed

Kubica sustained just a sprained ankle

The Polish driver crashed heavily on lap 27 of the Canadian Grand Prix, and was airlifted to the Sacre-Coeur hospital in Montreal.

But despite widespread reports claiming that he has a broken leg, the hospital said Kubica has sustained minor injuries and confirmed he will be released after a precautionary overnight observation.

"Following the violent accident during today's Canadian GP, Robert Kubica was transferred by helicopter to Sacre-Coeur hospital in Montreal," the hospital said in a statement originally issued in French.

"When he arrived at the emergency care unit Kubica was placed in the hands of Dr Ronald Denis, chief medical officer of the Canadian Grand Prix, and also head of the surgical department and trauma department at the hospital.

"Mr Kubica has been through all the necessary medical checks and there do not appear to be any serious consequences as a result of the accident.

"He is suffering from light concussion, as well as a sprained right ankle. He is in a stable condition and his life is not considered to be in danger.

"He will remain in hospital overnight for observation and his condition will be checked again tomorrow morning."

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