His Royal Highness Prince Johan Friso of Oranje-Nassau remains at the Innsbruck University Hospital’s intensive care and trauma unit after being buried by an avalanche on February 17, 2012.
As of today the second son of Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and the late Prince Claus remains in “stable” condition; however, the Dutch royal court made it clear that Prince Johan Friso is still “not out of danger.” The medical team treating the prince stated that they, “…will not be able to give a full prognosis of his condition until the end of this week.”
Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, Prince Johan Friso’s wife, Princess Mabel and their children remain in Austria and continue to visit the prince every day. Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, Prince Maxima and their family along with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien and their family are also in Austria.
Finally, after receiving a tremendous amount messages of support and prayers from people all over the world the Dutch royal court released a statement today:
The members of the royal family are sincerely grateful and deeply touched by all the messages of support and kindness they have received since Prince Friso’s skiing accident. They are a great support to them at this difficult time.
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