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FORMULA ONE star Alex Albon was rushed to intensive care over the weekend after suffering from respiratory failure.
The 26-year-old Williams driver was diagnosed with appendicitis on Saturday morning, with his place behind the wheel for Sunday’s Italian GP taken by Nick de Vries.
But in a statement today, Williams confirmed Albon had suffered “complications” following surgery and admitted to intensive care at a hospital in Monza.
The Thai-British driver spent the night on a ventilator before being transferred to a general ward on Sunday morning.
A statement said: “Further to Alex Albon’s diagnosis of appendicitis on the morning of Saturday 10 September, he was admitted to San Gerardo hospital for treatment.
“He underwent a successful laparoscopic surgery on Saturday lunchtime.
“Following surgery, Alex suffered with unexpected post-operative anaesthetic complications which led to respiratory failure, a known but uncommon complication.