TV reporter in critical condition after falling 25 floors

February 17th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS  

Wenzhou (China), Feb 17 (Xinhua) A TV reporter is in critical condition after he fell from the roof of a 25-storey building in China’s Zhejiang Province Tuesday, an official said.
Bao Cunliang, a reporter of the Wenzhou TV channel, fell from the roof of the TV station’s building at 8.45 a.m.

Bao was shooting the streets from the top of the building. He was in a critical condition after the fall, said Dong Jinghai, news director of the TV channel.

Dong said there was a strong wind and rainfall at the time of the incident. However, the exact cause of the accident was not immediately known.

Bao fell on the windshield of a car and was rushed to a hospital for treatment. He suffered brain and chest injuries in addition to several fractures, the official said.

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