Nottingham Trent student in hospital after accommodation fall

A student from Nottingham has been admitted to hospital with life threatening injuries after falling from the Hampden street accommodation in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Emergency services were called at 3:48am on 5 October to the Hampden street residence after a report a man was found lying on the streets outside the student halls.

It is believed the 19-year-old student fell from the balcony on the second floor onto the pavement below.

Another student living in the building claimed that he received a message in an online group chat which said, “a guy fell” and that “he wasn’t moving.”

The family of the injured student have been informed and are reportedly being supported by the University.

A Nottinghamshire police spokesman said of the incident, “a 19-year-old man has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after falling from the balcony of a property in Nottingham.”

A spokesperson for Nottingham Trent University said: “During the early hours of Saturday morning, a student was treated by the emergency services and taken to hospital following an accident at Hampden Halls of residence.”

“The safety and wellbeing of our students is our first priority and an urgent joint investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident has commenced,” they added.

Nottingham Police are urging anyone with information regarding the incident to contact them on 101, quoting the incident number 115.

By Akchaya Prabhaharan

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