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Grand Prix Driver Falls In Elevator Accident

Grand Prix Driver Falls In Elevator Accident

Legendary Grand Prix driver Sir Stirling Moss reportedly stepped into an elevator to descend three stories - only to find the elevator was not present. He fell three stories to the bottom of the elevator shaft. He was injured, but survived.

Reports say the driver, whose career ended with a horrific crash in the '50s, was in fantastic condition which likely saved him from serious injury. The elevator he had summoned had actually stopped on the fourth floor, and when the door opened the elevator was not present. He stepped in and fell the three floors to the bottom. His wife, who was with him, didn't follow immediately and managed to avoid the fall.

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Moss has been confined to a wheelchair, but is expected to make a full recovery. It is his sixth or seventh time in a wheelchair - the others coming from accidents which occurred in his time as a racecar driver.

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