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Fan Falls 20 feet off Escalator at MetLife Stadium in Critical Condition

by Phillip Jackson | Posted on Monday, October 22nd, 2012

New Jersey State Police are reporting that a man is in critical condition after falling more than 20 feet from an escalator at MetLife Stadium.

The fan was there to see the New York Giants take on the Washington Redskins. Police Sgt. Adam Grossman says that the 42 year old man was leaving the stadium at around 4 p.m. when he fell over the side of the escalator. It is not clear what caused the fall, as the man fell about 21 feet and landed on a metal stage.

After being airlifted to Hackensack University Hospital, police report the man was in critical condition as of late Sunday night.

Sgt. Grossman has said the investigation is ongoing into the cause of the fall.

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