Browning Street Southwark: Man fights for life after building fall
On April 19 at 5.30pm police were called to the scene in Browning Street following concerns for a man’s welfare who was seen at the window of the property.
London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade also attended.
At around 6.20pm, the man who police say is aged in his 60s, fell from the building.
He was taken to hospital and is fighting for his life.
Enquiries to locate the man’s next of kin are ongoing.
London Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.
A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called at 17:30hrs on Wednesday, 19 April to concerns for the welfare of a man seen at the window of a residential property in Browning Street, SE17.
“Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade.
“At around 18:20hrs, the man, aged in his 60s, fell from the building.
“He was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a life-threatening condition.
“Enquiries to locate his next of kin are ongoing.”
A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade said: “Firefighters were called to assist emergency service partners at an incident at a property on Browning Road on April 19.
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“A man was treated by London Ambulance Service crews before being taken to hospital.
“The Brigade was called at 1736 and the incident was over for firefighters by 1911.
“Crews from Old Kent Road and Chelsea fire stations attended the scene.”