Man injured after falling from Ocean City hotel balcony

Posted at 7:29 AM, Jul 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-31 07:29:11-04

Police say a man was critically injured after he fell from a hotel balcony in Ocean City.

The Daily Times reports the 37-year-old man was sitting on a railing when he fell backwards early Saturday from a third-floor balcony at the Commander Hotel.

Police said alcohol played a role in the incident. They did not release the man's identity.

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The man was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center for treatment.