Man in hospital after balcony fall

A MAN is in hospital today after he fell off a balcony. Emergency services were called to Peterhouse Close, in Ipswich, shortly after 11pm last night.

A MAN is in hospital today after he fell from a third floor balcony at a party in Ipswich .

Emergency services were called to Peterhouse Close shortly after 11pm last night and found the man, who is believed to be aged 30, with a number of injuries to his head and thigh.

He also had other leg injuries and had fractured his pelvis.

A police spokesman said: “It is thought to have been an accident and we are not investigating anything suspicious.”

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The man, who has not been named, was taken to Heath Road Hospital in Ipswich where he is recovering in intensive care.

The spokesman added: “Initially we thought his injuries were life threatening but he is in intensive care and he is making good progress.”

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A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 11.06pm to a male of 30 years old who had fallen from a balcony during a party.

“He was conscious and breathing and the fall was more than two metres.”

Do you know this man? Call the Evening Star newsdesk on 01473 324788.

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