Streiff says Schumacher is still facing major difficulties.
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Former F1 driver Philippe Streiff claims Michael Schumacher is a paralysed and in a wheelchair, and is suffering from speech and memory difficulties.
Streiff, who himself is wheelchair-bound following a crash in pre-season testing in 1989, was seen visiting Schumacher when the German was in intensive care at Grenoble Hospital.
He told French radio that he believed Schumacher was improving following his ski accident, but still faced major difficulties.
“He is getting better but everything is relative. It’s very difficult. He can’t speak.
“Like me, he is in a wheelchair, paralysed. He has memory problems and speech problems.”
The 45-year-old was transferred to Lausanne Hospital in Switzerland in June and he is now being cared for at his home near Lake Geneva.