Man hurt after falling 25 feet at the EpiCenter

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a man is badly hurt in a serious fall at Uptown's biggest nightlife attraction.

A police spokesman says a man was sliding down a railing when he lost his balance and fell 25 feet onto the pavement around 2:00 a.m. Thursday morning. He was rushed to Carolinas Medical Center with serious injuries.

Police say it is not clear which bar or restaurant the victim had last visited, although the incident happened near the bar, Whiskey River. It is also not clear if he was under the influence of alcohol.

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