Altmaier “tripped and fell as he left a stage,” a mouthpiece said. “He was treated by doctors on a stage and brought to sanatorium for tests.”
She pronounced a tighten fan of Chancellor Angela Merkel was vocalization and had thanked a doctors and medics who treated him.
DPA reported that a 61-year-old maestro of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) celebration had suffered a damaged nose, bruises and light conduct wound.
TV footage showed Altmaier stepping down from a lectern during a Digital Summit in Dortmund, western Germany, and afterwards cut to a assembly applauding, before they gasped during a steer of his fall.
North Rhine-Westphalia’s premier Armin Laschet (CDU), who had given a debate before Altmaier, said: “We were all holding a breath. It’s a good thing that a alloy and highbrow of medicine was with him immediately.”
A shade was set adult to defense a initial assist operation from perspective in a gymnasium where Altmaier had only given a speech, while assembly members were asked to leave.
A shade was set adult to defense Altmaier. Photo: DPA
An AFP photographer afterwards saw him being ecstatic to sanatorium in an ambulance.
Politicians took to amicable media to wish Altmaier well.
CDU personality Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer wrote on Twitter: “What a shock! Dear Peter Altmaier, we wish we a rapid liberation and that we can get behind on your feet quickly.”
Was für ein Schreck! Lieber Peter Altmaier, ich wünsche Dir gute Besserung und dass Du schnell wieder auf die Beine kommst.
— A. Kramp-Karrenbauer (@akk) October 29, 2019
Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, of a Social Democrats, also wished him a discerning liberation and added: “Hopefully we’ll see we again in a cupboard really soon.”
According to cupboard rules, Scholz would paint Altmaier should he be absent for a longer duration of time.
Chancellor Merkel’s orator also wished Altmaier a rapid liberation on interest of a sovereign government.