Fundraiser for Doneraile man in critical condition in Vietnam

The family of a Cork man who sustained catastrophic injuries in a motorbike accident in Vietnam, have launched a fundraising appeal to help meet the huge cost of medical treatment.

49-year-old Damien Horgan, originally from Doneraile, is in an induced coma in Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, after suffering life-threatening injuries in a crash on April 26.

His sister Fiona said he is in a critical condition and had to have further emergency surgery on a collapsed lung last week.

“He catastrophically damaged the left side of his body. He has eleven badly broken displaced ribs; had a ruptured spleen which he needed to have removed … he will need further surgery to stabilise his rib fractures once he is well enough,” she said …

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