American in serious condition after fall from Turin monument

The 23-year-old needed emergency brain surgery after tumbling from the equestrian statue in the centre of Piazza Bodoni in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Torino Today reports.

He sustained head injuries in a fall of several metres from the monument to Italian general Alfonso Ferrero La Marmora, which he is believed to have climbed as a dare or in order to take a selfie.

Read more posts italy or read the original

This content was imported with an automated system, without human intervention. You can report the removal of content by first reading our Legal Disclaimer