U-M student injured in fall at Cancer Center is released from hospital
A University of Michigan student who was injured early Friday morning as he climbed down from a roof at the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center was released from the hospital Sunday afternoon, university police spokeswoman Diane Brown said today.
The 20-year-old student, who is from St. Clair Shores, was released from U-M Hospital to his family members, Brown said.
Police said he was injured about 1:15 a.m. Friday after he climbed down from a second-floor roof, dropped 10 to 15 feet onto a glass overhang, slipped and struck his head on the overhang. He suffered head trauma and was in critical condition when authorities brought him into the building on East Medical Center Drive after breaking out a window.
Police are investigating what he was doing on the roof. He appears to have accessed it from an adjacent parking structure. Police said he attended an off-campus party prior to the accident, but declined to say whether he had been drinking.