Bullring Balcony Fall

Man in critical condition after plunging 60 feet in Bullring shopping centre


A man in his forties is fighting for his life after jumping over a balcony in a shopping centre. Emergency services arrived immediately to aid the unidentified man.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said, “A man remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital today after falling from an upper level of the Bullring.

“Officers were alerted to the medical emergency just after 4pm yesterday following a call from the ambulance service. Security staff tended to the man – believed to be in his 40s – along with police officers and three off-duty doctors before ambulance staff arrived.

“Additional medical support came with the landing of the air ambulance minutes later.”

A shopper described the shocking incident stating he heard screaming and saw people looking at the Debenhams store, a woman told him that a man walked up to the balcony, looked from side to side before jumping off. Many people witnessed the incident in horror.

A Bullring spokesperson said, “We can confirm there was an incident at the centre this afternoon.

“Medical assistance was called immediately and the male in question has been taken to hospital by the emergency services for further medical attention.”

West Midlands Police claim as of now there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the fall.


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