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Fan seriously injured after falling from stand at Wembley during England v Croatia clash

Fan is seriously injured after falling from a stand at Wembley stadium during England’s Euro 2020 clash with Croatia

  • Witnesses saw the spectator fall at around 2pm, when the game kicked off
  •  A spokesperson for the stadium said the person had been taken to hospital 
  • An England fan said they saw the fans’ legs go over a barrier before they fell

A fan has been seriously injured after falling from a stand at Wembley stadium during England’s victory over Croatia today. 

Witnesses saw the spectator fall at around 2pm, when the game kicked off. They then plunged towards seats and concrete below, according to reports. 

A spokesperson for the stadium said the person had been taken to hospital and was in a serious condition. 

According to the Evening Standard, one England fan said: ‘We saw his legs go over the barrier and then he fell and hit the ground and didn’t move.

A fan has been seriously injured after falling from a stand at Wembley stadium during England’s victory over Croatia today

‘It seemed to take staff ages to get to him. One guy near us who saw the whole thing was crying his eyes out.’ 

A Wembley stadium spokesperson said: ‘We can confirm that a spectator fell from the stands just after kick-off in the match between England and Croatia at Wembley Stadium.

‘The spectator was given on-site medical attention and was then taken to hospital in a serious condition.

‘We will continue to work with UEFA to ensure the matter is fully investigated and we are continuing to monitor the situation.’

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