Before the match third round of group tournament of the Champions League-2018/19 Roma – CSKA (Moscow) yesterday, 23 October, in Rome there was an unfortunate incident. Due to the failure of the escalator on one of the metro stations seriously injured several people, including the fans.
At the metro station Repubblica on the day of the Champions League match as Roma – CSKA went down the escalator, which suddenly began to move with great speed. People who at that time were on the escalator, did not immediately realize what happened. The incident seriously injured several fans, according to football24.ua.
The incident happened at about seven o’clock in the evening local time. According to the source, one of the victims, which was stuck between the steps of the escalator, had a leg amputated, and about 20 people got wounds of varying severity.
On the spot profits of several tens of ambulances, police and the emergencies Ministry. But representatives of the Russian Embassy in Italy of the incident refused to comment. “Call me tomorrow during working hours”, – quotes the answer of the diplomats newspaper “Sport-Express”.
According to La Repubblica, the cause of the accident escalator could become the fans of CSKA, who simultaneously jumped while driving, and this caused breakage. There is an ongoing investigation of the incident.