Former BBC Radio presenter in coma ‘after being attacked in Benidorm bar’

A former BBC Radio presenter is in an induced coma after being attacked in a bar in Benidorm, according to reports.

Comedian Jimmy Carol, 63, is seriously ill in a hospital in Alicante, Spain, with a bleed on the brain and a fractured skull.

According to reports, he was hit so hard he "hit the floor already unconscious" and was later put into an induced coma for scans and immediate surgery to release the pressure and swelling on his brain.

He has been transferred to Alicante Hospital for further CT scans and monitoring but remains in an induced coma.

His son Daniel is believed to be at his bedside.

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