Dutch Govt: No Change In Prince's Condition

Published February 19, 2012 2:00PM (EST)

VIENNA (AP) — The Netherlands' royal information service says Prince Johan Friso remains in stable but life-threatening condition two days after he was buried by an avalanche in the Austrian Alps.

The 43-year-old was rushed to the intensive care unit of Innsbruck's main hospital Friday after he was rescued from the snow. He had been skiing off marked trails in the westernmost Lech winter sports region.

In a statement statement Sunday the information service said there may be no change in Friso's condition for days. Earlier Sunday he was visited by his mother, Queen Beatrix, and his wife, Princess Mabel.

By Salon Staff

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