Doctors move Toole from intensive care

Peter Toole has left intensive care as he continues to recover from his fall at Aintree on Grand National day.

Peter Toole has left intensive care as he continues to recover from his fall at Aintree on Grand National day.

The 22-year-old suffered bleeding on the right side of his brain when Classic Fly fell at the first fence in the Maghull Novices’ Chase.

He was taken out of a medically induced coma last Thursday and is now in the high dependency Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Liverpool.

An Injured Jockeys Fund statement read: “Karen Sharpe, IJF Almoner, was able to report from the Walton Centre today that Peter Toole, in a stable condition, has been moved from the intensive care unit to the high dependency unit within the Walton Centre.”

Sharpe added: “Visiting hours in this ward are very limited and hence it would be helpful if any friends hoping to visit Peter could make contact with either myself or his parents before travelling to Liverpool.”

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