A student at Southern Illinois University is currently in the hospital after falling from a fourth floor residence hall window.
According to campus police, the fall occurred just after 2 a.m., and emergency officials were immediately alerted. When crews arrived at the scene, the man was taken to a St. Louis hospital in order to be treated.
He is currently recovering in the intensive care unit at this time. Police are still investigating the incident but have stated that the fall appears to be accidental. The student has been identified as a freshman male.
Our thoughts are with the young man and his family during his recovery process.