Update at 8:41 a.m. — Ithaca College spokesman David Maley, said in an email that the male airlifted to a hospital from campus Saturday night is not a student at the college.
“…We cannot release his name or other identifying information at this time,” Maley said, adding that police are still investigating the incident.
ITHACA, N.Y. — For the second time Saturday, a college-age male was airlifted to a hospital after sustaining serious injuries in a fall.
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Officials were called to Clarke Hall at Ithaca College around 11 p.m., a Tompkins County 911 dispatcher said.
According to a news release by the Ithaca Fire Department, firefighters and Bangs Ambulance paramedics were already responding to a different EMS call when public safety officers with the college flagged them down for assistance.
A man apparently fell from a balcony and suffered serious injuries.
A LifeNet helicopter landed on campus and the man was flown to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.
Ithaca College Police are investigating the incident.
On Saturday afternoon, officials said another college-age man was seriously injured in a fall in Collegetown and airlifted to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania.
Neither man has been identified as of Saturday night.
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