A WOMAN is dead and a man is fighting to stay alive in hospital after the pair fell from an inner-city apartment building in Melbourne.
The couple was found at the base of the Smith Street building in Collingwood just after 11:30am local time.
It’s believed they had fallen from a height of around 10 metres.
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Sadly, the woman had died on impact. The man, however, miraculously survived the fall.
He was found clinging to life, barely breathing with life-threatening injuries to his head and upper body.
Paramedics attempted to stabilise him at the scene before rushing him to the Alfred Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
The circumstances surrounding the couple’s fall are yet to be determined.
Police are still on the scene investigating.
One person is dead and another injured after the pair fell several metres from a building in Collingwood. The circumstances remain unclear. pic.twitter.com/43IgRwfqRK
— 7 News Melbourne (@7NewsMelbourne) October 22, 2016