21 November 14
Formula 1 driver has been transferred
Almost seven weeks after Jules's accident at Suzuka he is no longer in an artificial coma however he still remains unconscious. He is breathing unaided and his vital signs are stable but his condition is still classified as critical. Jules was transferred aeromedically from the Mie Prefectural general medical centre in Yokkaichi Japan, to Le Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice.
In a statement his family said 'we are thankful that the next phase of Jules's treatment can continue closer to home, where he can be surrounded and supported by his wider family and friends'.