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Last updated: 3:56 a.m.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical ordered a LifeStar air-ambulance after a, 24-year-old, man fell approximately 20 feet from a balcony into the alley below. It happened near 9th and Massachusetts Streets
Emergency crews were called just after 1 a.m. to the alley behind the Jazzhaus, 926 Massachusetts Street.
Medics reported critical injuries but, later amended to serious injuries. The man was alert, conscious and talking.
Police say the man fell down a back staircase from the balcony into the alley and then tried to walk away with his friends. He walked about 25 yards and then became lightheaded. That is when his friends called for an ambulance.
At the time he was transported by LifeStar he was said to be complaining of elbow pain.
Lawrence Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the man's fall.
LifeStar transported the injured man from the athletic fields at Central Junior High School, 1400 Massachusetts Street to the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas.
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At 3:49, Lawrence Police were called to investigate a non-injury accident involving a vehicle crashed into a utility pole at the intersection of 23rd Street and Massachusetts Street.
As of 5:30, Westar's website showed 1,270 customers were without power. Original outage number at 4:30 was 1,265.
Outage numbers dropped to 13 at 5:45 a.m. and showed to be fully restored at 6:05.
Police responded on at least two burglary alarms in the area, believed related to the outage.
Officer also investigated what was reported as an aggravated burglary in the 2200 block of Harper Street. A resident believes someone possibly entered the residence through a backdoor, then turned around and exited. Police are investigating whether or not the resident actually saw someone or if this could also be related to the power outage.
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