An air ambulance landed near SRT. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

An air ambulance landed near SRT. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

UPDATE: Man falls from third-storey balcony in Lower Mainland

Air ambulance landed near Maple Ridge high school.

A man was airlifted to hospital after falling from a third-storey balcony in Maple Ridge.

The call came in at about 3:45 p.m Tuesday for the incident, which happened in the 24200-block of 105A Avenue.

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An air ambulance landed on a small field near Samuel Robertson Technical Secondary.

A paramedic on site said the call was for a medical emergency.

B.C. Emergency Health Services confirmed it was an adult male who fell, and that he was taken to Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster.

His condition is not yet known.

Maple Ridge Fire Chief Howard Exner said the man was in his 20s.

Ridge Meadows RCMP is not investigating.


 


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