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.
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.