Man miraculously survives fall from fifth floor of Sandakan building

By Awang Ali Omar - 9 January 2017 @ 4:49 PM

SANDAKAN: A young man miraculously survived after falling from the fifth floor of the Sabanah Trading building here this morning.

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

"The 24-year-old injured his neck, broke his hands and left ribs, and suffered abdominal injuries.

"He is in stable condition and receiving treatment at the Duchess of Kent hospital here," Azhar said in a statement.

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 and had no debts.

A man miraculously survived after falling from the fifth floor of the Sabanah Trading building this morning. Photo courtesy of NST reader.