Injured tenor: latest news

Injured tenor: latest news


norman lebrecht

August 31, 2011

Here’s the official medical bulletin from Salvatore Licitra’s website. Keep up those prayers for his recovery.

Update on Salvatore Licitra?s medical condition (August 31, 2011)

Update on Salvatore Licitra’s medical condition (August 31, 2011)

Salvatore Licitra remains in Garibaldi Hospital in Catania, Italy, after his accident in traffic riding a scooter on August 27, 2011. Due to his severe head injuries surgery was necessary. The operation was successful. He is in a coma, however, in stable condition.

As the hospital declared for today, no changes were reported regarding the health situation of Salvatore Licitra. In consideration of the symptoms the actual condition remains stable and unchanged (bulletin of the hospital on August 31, 2011 at 11:30 am).

His doctor, dott. Sergio Pintaudi, previously indicated that Salvatore Licitra may have had a bleeding inside the brain, cerebral hemorrhage, immediately before the accident. This could have caused him to loose control of the vehicle.


The website will be updated as soon as new information becomes available