Man falls from 2nd floor balcony of BB&T Center

SUNRISE, FLA. (WSVN) - A man is lucky to be alive after falling from the second floor balcony outside the BB&T Center, during Wednesday night’s Florida Panthers game.

Sunrise Police said the man fell about 20 to 25 feet from the smoking patio, at around 9:15 p.m.

He was taken to Broward Health Medical Center with a head injury.

The victim, who police said was intoxicated, received some stitches and is expected to be OK.

The Florida Panthers issued a statement saying, “We have procedures in place and will perform a complete investigation. The guest was transported to a hospital. Our entire organization hopes that the guest will have a quick recovery.”


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