Man falls from escalator at Tropicana Field

ST. PETERSBURG - A man suffered serious injuries Wednesday night after he fell nearly 40 feet from an escalator at Tropicana Field, officials said. "He fell from the third level over the top of the escalator," said Lt. Joel Granata, spokesman for St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue. The man, whose name was not released, is in his 20s, Granata said. Paramedics declared the man a trauma alert after the 10 p.m. fall and transported him to Bayfront Medical Center with multiple injuries. Granata said the man was expected to survive. Officials are investigating how the fall occurred.

Man falls from escalator at Tropicana Field 08/05/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 5, 2009 11:49pm]

© 2014 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...