Ciro Immobile says he was lucky to escape unscathed after a tram ran a red light and collided with his car in Rome
Lazio skipper Ciro Immobile was lucky to escape injury as he was involved in a car accident with a tram in Rome on Sunday morning.
According to reports, after the incident in Rome, Ciro Immobile was taken to the Agostino Gemelli IRCCS University Hospital.
The Lazio captain was reportedly driving with his two daughters when the accident happened in the Italian capital.
Lazio issued a statement saying that the 33-year-old player suffered a spinal distortion injury and a broken rib.
Immobile remains under observation in hospital in the Eternal City. He said at the scene: “The tram ran a red light. Luckily I’m fine, my arm just hurts a little.”
Immobile’s car suffered significant damage in the accident, as shown in video footage. The striker had scored his 12th goal of the season. Lazio currently sit second at the table following a 3-0 victory over Spezia just a day before the incident.