Victim of Fatal Sofia Balcony Incident Remains Critical

Society | May 16, 2011, Monday // 10:08|  views

Police are seen probing the scene of a deadly balcony incident as the "culprit" railing lays on a street in downtown Sofia. Photo by Sofia Photo Agency

The life of19-year-old girl, M.P., who was listed in a critical condition after falling from a balcony early Saturday morning, is still in danger.

The young woman remains on a respirator over severe lung trauma, according to the Head of the Life Support Unit at the emergency Pirogov hospital in Sofia, Stoyan Milanov.

A 25-year old man, reportedly a Czech citizen, was killed in the same incident when the railing of a balcony broke right in the heart of downtown Sofia, on "Neofit Rilski" street.

The second injured woman continues to be stable condition, the Head of the First Trauma Clinic, Boyko Toshev, further informs. The fractures of her right arm and pelvis are healing well.

This woman has been identified as Radoslava Topalova, 30, a music editor with the "Horizont" (Horizon) program of the Bulgarian National Radio, BNR.

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