Miracle @ Marine Forestry Road As Young Man Survives 5th Floor Fall

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A curious crowd gathers outside the Sabanah Trading building to watch paramedics prepare the victim to be taken to the Duchess of Kent hospital on Monday after his fall from the fifth floor.
A curious crowd gathers outside the Sabanah Trading building to watch paramedics prepare the victim to be taken to the Duchess of Kent hospital on Monday after his fall from the fifth floor.

SANDAKAN – A 24-year-old Chinese man miraculously survived after falling from the fifth floor of the Sabanah Trading building along Jalan Marine Forestry here Monday morning.

The young man suffered injuries to his neck and abdomen, as well as broke his hands and left ribs, according to a Duchess of Kent Hospital spokesperson.

His condition is said to be stable but he is still receiving treatment at the Duchess of Kent hospital here.

District police chief, Assistant Commissioner Mohd Azhar Hamin confirmed the incident and said police were alerted by members of the public at about 10am.

All twisted up but this young man survived the fall from the fifth floor Monday morning.
All twisted up but this young man survived the fall from the fifth floor Monday morning.

It is learnt that the victim told his doctor that he had gone to the fifth floor alone and accidentally slipped and fell.

His parents, when interviewed, said their son did not suffer from any psychological problems. Neither was he involved with loan sharks nor had any debts.