An unidentified male undergraduate student at Northwestern University is in intensive care after falling from the upper floor of a fraternity house. According to a spokesman for the university, the male student fell from the Pi Kappa Alpha house on Monday, May 28. The student fell four stories.
According to reports, University spokesman Al Cubbage said the male student was transported to Evanston Hospital after the fall. Furthermore, Cubbage said that there is no indication that the incident occurred during a party or activity at the fraternity house. While the university did not release the student’s neame, Cubbage said the student’s parents were with him at the hospital.
At this time, Northwestern University police are investigating. In a statement from Pi Kappa Alpha Chief Marketing Officer Brent Phillips, the chapter is cooperating in the investigation.
“A young man fell from the roof of the Gamma Rho Chapter house on Monday, May 29, 2018. Out of respect for the young man, the family, and friends, the Chapter will refrain from further comment at this time. The Chapter is cooperating with authorities and is appreciative of the support of the Northwestern University administration and counseling center at this time.”
At the time of this writing, information about the student’s condition was not immediately available. Police are currently investigating how the student fell.