Li fractured vertebrae and broke foot in massive European F3 crash

European Formula 3 racer 'Peter' Li Zhi Cong has sustained four fractured vertebrae and multiple broken bones in one heel in his enormous Red Bull Ring crash

Li fractured vertebrae and broke foot in massive European F3 crash

Li was launched into the air when he hit Carlin team-mate Ryan Tveter's car after it had spun in Saturday morning's opening race.

The Carlin team issued a statement on his condition, saying: "Peter is undergoing treatment for multiple broken bones in his heel, which will require surgery in the near future.

"Peter has also been diagnosed with four fractured vertebrae, which do not require surgery.

"While suffering with bruising and other small injuries, Peter is alert and speaking with team personnel."

Both Li - who was flown by helicopter - and Tveter were transferred to hospital in Graz.

Tveter has already been discharged from hospital, with heavy bruising to his knee.

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