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27th Jun 2015

Irish jockey Eddie Creighton in induced coma after fall in Australia

His condition has deteriorated


Irish jockey Eddie Creighton has been placed in an induced coma after a fall at a Melbourne racecourse.

Creighton was riding at Warrnambool on Saturday when he was unseated after his horse The Walrus stumbled early in a race.

He was conscious after the fall and was initially reported to have suffered a suspected broken arm and concussion.

However,  his condition deteriorated at Warrnambool Base Hospital and he was transferred to Melbourne for further treatment.

Hat-tip to BBC

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