LAJATICO. Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli hurt himself falling from a horse, around 11 am, in his estate Il Poggioncino, in Lajatico (Pisa). An ambulance and the emergency helicopter
Pegaso 3 were sent to the scene of the accident.
The singer was taken to hospital in Pisa. At the moment we do not know the seriousness of his injuries. According to the information received so far, Bocelli has suffered a serious head injury and when he was put in the ambulance he was in a confused state. On the basis of the first medical report he suffered a concussive head injury and trauma to the sacral region”. The patient has already told the medical staff that “he wishes to leave the hospital as soon as possible”.
«From what we’ve heard, mr Bocelli fell off the horse moments after mounting it, because the animal suddenly reared up. He was a little scared, but always remained lucid», said one of the ambulance staff members, who then entrusted Bocelli to the air ambulance who took him to hospital. The accident happened as the singer was beginning a ride with other people. «Understandably he was shocked and annoyed by what had happened – the rescuer added – but luckily, over all his condition seem satisfactory».
Around 4pm Bocelli himself reassured friends and fans on Facebook and Twitter: "Dearest, I want to reassure you and tell you that I am fine: itwas just a minor fall off a horse"
Carissimi, desidero tranquillizzarvi e dirvi che sto benissimo: si è trattato solo di una banale caduta da cavallo.— Andrea Bocelli (@AndreaBocelli) September 14, 2017
Two days ago the tenor performed at the Teatro Verdi in Pisa, singing “La donna è mobile”, accompanied by an orchestra directed by a robot.