Man in critical condition after falling from NSW hospital driveway

A man is in a critical condition after falling from an elevated driveway at a hospital in Newcastle last night.

Police say that around 11.30pm, officers escorted a 30-year-old man to a Newcastle hospital to seek medical assistance.

While at the hospital it is alleged the man ran through an open security door before falling over a railing and landing on the concrete below.


The man was taken to John Hunter Hospital with head and internal injuries.

He remains in a critical condition.

A Critical Incident Team are investigating all circumstances surrounding the incident.