A young man fell about 10 metres while cleaning the facade of the Fontvieille shopping centre in the early afternoon of Monday, January 29.

Although the 19 year-old victim was seriously hurt his life is not in danger, according to Monaco firefighters who attended the scene.The French national, who is a temporary worker of the Monegasque Acrobatic Works Company, was taken to the Pasteur hospital in Nice.

A number of torn branches and broken glass from the restaurant terrace opposite Decathlon bore witness to the accident.

FILE PHOTO: Fontvieille’s Commercial Centre