29 Oct 2008

Man jumps from hospital window

3:18 pm on 29 October 2008

A man has jumped from a sixth floor landing at Nelson Hospital, landing on a cooling tower two floors below.

The Nelson-Marlborough District Health Board says he smashed a window before jumping.

The man, believed to be aged in his late 30s, is being treated in the emergency department.

No details have been issued about his condition.