Newport Council is facing a lawsuit after a woman slipped and injured herself on vomit at a Whitensake gig in the town.
The woman, named Lindy Butcher, was at the Loft Bar in Newport Leisure Centre in 2011 to see the legendary 80's rockers when she slipped and injured herself before the group came on stage. A man who helped her to her feet reportedly told her she had slipped in a pool of vomit.
"It was horrifying, you don't expect to fall in someone's vomit," Butcher told the South Wales Argus.
The claimant states that she suffered bruising and soreness to her knees and muscle spasms between her ribs following the accident and is seeking damages.
A letter from Newport council about the case reads: "It would appear the presence of vomit was reported to staff by a member of the public. One of the bar staff tried to call for a cleaner. However, it was extremely busy in the bar and cafe areas and in the absence of any detail concerning the actual whereabouts of the vomit and with so many people in the bars, it was difficult to pinpoint immediately where the vomit was located."
Whitesnake are yet to comment on the lawsuit.
Photos: Whitesnake live at London's Hammersmith Apollo