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Jules Bianchi's parents head to Japan; No update on the Marussia driver's condition

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela, right, leaves a hospital where Marussia Formula One driver Jules Bianchi receives medical treatment in Yokkaichi, central Japan, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. French driver Bianchi is in critical condition after crashing at the grand prix Sunday. Bianchi was unconscious when he was taken to the hospital following a crash during Sunday's rain-shortened race and is undergoing emergency surgery after a scan revealed a severe head injury.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela, right, leaves a hospital where Marussia Formula One driver Jules Bianchi receives medical treatment in Yokkaichi, central Japan, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. French driver Bianchi is in critical condition after crashing at the grand prix Sunday. Bianchi was unconscious when he was taken to the hospital following a crash during Sunday's rain-shortened race and is undergoing emergency surgery after a scan revealed a severe head injury.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)  (The Associated Press)

The parents of Formula One driver Jules Bianchi are traveling to Japan to see their son, who is in intensive care with a severe head injury after a crash during the Japanese Grand Prix.

Bianchi was in critical condition at Mie General Medical Center after undergoing emergency surgery following Sunday's crash into a trackside recovery crane.

Hospital officials declined to comment on Bianchi's condition Monday and the Marussia team released a statement saying it will "respect, and be guided by, the wishes of the Bianchi family" with regard to the release of information.

It is unclear when Bianchi's parents, Philippe and Christine, are due to arrive in Japan.