UI student falls from fire escape

UI student falls from fire escape

A 19-year-old University of Illinois student fell from a third-floor fire escape shortly after midnight at a party on campus.
 
Champaign police say the woman is at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana after the fall from a house in the 300 block of East Armory Street. 
 
No report of her condition was immediately available.
 
Police were called to the area at 12:03 a.m. Saturday to help firefighters with the call. They saw “approximately 100 people running from the area” when they arrived. The woman was unconscious and breathing.
 
Witnesses told police the woman was near a fire escape on the third floor when she fell. 
 
Police say a party was being held at the home and alcohol was present.
 
An investigation is continuing.

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