He has now been taken by air ambulance to the Sochi Hospital 4.
Investigations on the reasons for the accident will take place once the car is back in the team’s garage.
Further information will be released by the team and the FIA to the media when it is available.
FURTHER UPDATE (2.17pm)
After arriving at the Sochi Hospital 4, Carlos Sainz, who never lost consciousness, underwent a medical examination, including a full body scan. The scan showed that the driver has no injuries.
However, he will be staying in the hospital overnight as a precautionary measure, which is the normal procedure in these circumstances.
We will release further information when it is available.
Thumbs up….Carlos is fine!!!
FURTHER UPDATE ( Oct. 11 – 10.37 am)
Following this morning’s FIA note to the Media in which Carlos Sainz was declared fit to race, Scuderia Toro Rosso is happy to confirm that Carlos will take part in today’s 2015 Russian Grand Prix here in Sochi.