Teenager fights for life after 11-storey fall
A TEENAGER is fighting for his life after falling from an eleven-storey apartment building in western Sydney overnight.
At around 12.45am, emergency services received reports of a serious fall on George St, Parramatta.
They arrived to find an 18-year-old had fallen from an apartment window onto a landing 10 metres below.
A two-hour recovery operation was conducted to save the teenager, who suffered significant head injuries in the fall.
Two fire crews, four ambulances and six police units were involved.
The Daily Telegraph observed the victim's friends sitting stunned outside the foyer of the building.
The man was taken to Westmead Hospital by NSW Ambulance paramedics where he remains in a serious condition.
A NSW Police forensic team was seen entering the apartment where the fall occurred.
It is understood that investigations are ongoing.