Tuesday, 26 May 2015

HSE release findings of Maria De Villota accident and find the parties involved have no case to answer

(© Ben Johnston 2015)

The Health and Safety Executive in the UK have concluded their investigation into Maria De Villota’s accident at Duxford Aerodrome in 2012 and have found that none of the parties involved have any case to answer.

The Spaniard who was a test driver for the Marussia F1 Team at the time was testing for the outfit when she crashed into a support team truck.

De Villota lost her right in the accident however she had a full recovery from the other injuries she suffered in the accident. At the time the than Marussia F1 Team ruled out any fault with the car as the cause of the accident.

The Manor Marussia F1 Team have refused to commented on the findings of the of HSE investigation.

Sadly Maria De Villota died in October 2013 at the age of 33. The Marussia F1 Team entered administration last year but were purchased earlier this year by Northern Irish businessman Stephen Fitzpatrick and entered the 2015 Formula One season as the Manor Marussia F1 Team with drivers Will Stevens and Robeto Merhi.

© Ben Johnston 2015

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