Jules Bianchi, French formula one driver, on 5 October 2014 met with an accident during Japanese Grand Prix held at Suzuka track in Japan.
The accident happened when his Russian-owned team Marussiain car ploughed in the back of a recovery. It smashed into the recovery van after wheels of the car slipped on a wet track which had made the track very slippery. The crash resulted in a severe brain surgery and is in critical condition but stable.
The accident has shaken Formula One like no other event since the death of the Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna in a 190-mile-an-hour crash at Imola, Italy, in 1994.
When: 5 October 2014