Attempt to slide down escalator handrail puts boy in clinic

A 10-year-old boy was hospitalised with serious injuries after he tried to skid down the handrail of a moving staircase at an U-Bahn station in Vienna.The resident of Vienna hit his head in the three-metre plunge at the U3 Johnstraße underground station around 6pm yesterday (Sun).The incident occurred just hours after a 17-year-old party-goer got injured as he tried to balance on an escalator’s handrail at the city’s Spittelau underground station. The male teen is in a critical condition.