An elderly woman is fighting for her life after falling from six rows of seats during the Robbie Williams concert in Sydney on Thursday night.
The woman, aged in her 70s, is in an induced coma at St Vincent’s Hospital after a shocking fall at the Allianz Stadium in Moore Park.
She suffered head and facial injuries in the incident and was hospitalized in critical condition.
It is understood the elderly fan attempted to climb over several rows of seats before slipping and falling.
A NSW Ambulance spokesman confirmed paramedics were called to the scene at around 10.15pm on Thursday evening.
“We were at the Allianz Stadium last night. “We were called to reports of a woman in her 70s who had fallen,” the spokesman said.
“We treated her at the scene for her facial and head injuries and transported her to St Vincent’s Hospital in a critical condition.”
A spokesman for St Vincent’s Hospital said the woman remained in intensive care.
NSW Police are aware of the incident and the woman has been taken to hospital.
A Venues NSW spokesman said stadium staff and a passerby attended to the woman before emergency services arrived.
“The guest was immediately attended to by venue staff and a nearby guest, a qualified medical professional,” they told the Daily Telegraph.
“Paramedics arrived shortly afterwards and the visitor was taken from the venue to hospital by ambulance.
“We are working with NSW Police and will provide further updates as they become available.”
Almost 40,000 fans flocked to the opening night of the XXV on Thursday. Australian Tour from Williams to the Sydney Stadium.
The ’90s icon will perform at two Queensland venues on November 18 and 19 before traveling to Victoria for three more shows. His final concert will be December 1st in Swan Valley, WA.
It is Williams’ first tour in Australia since 2018.