A middle-aged man was left impaled on a metal railing after plunging from a window in east London.
The man, thought to be in his 40s, was rushed to hospital after the fall in Bow in the early hours of this morning.
A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “We were called at 1.52am to reports of an incident in Bruce Road, E3.
“We treated a man, believed to be in his 40s, for leg injuries.
“He was taken as a priority to the Royal London Hospital.”
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The LAS Joint Response Twitter account added: “Responded with @MPSTowerHam to a patient who fell from a window, impaled on railings. AE as a priority.”
The Metropolitan Police could not find a record of having been called.