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RU student critical after fall

RADFORD — A Radford University student is in “very critical, but stable” condition after apparently falling down a set of stairs at an apartment building early Saturday.
According to a press release from Radford City Police Department, Bobby Fletcher Thomason, 21, was found unconscious at the foot of some stairs at the 500 building of Hunters Ridge Apartments just after 3 a.m. Police and rescue personnel had received a report that a male subject had fallen and was unconscious.
According to Radford police, Thomason was transported to Carilion New River Valley Medical Center and then transferred by Lifeguard medical helicopter to Carilion Roanoke Memorial.
A police investigation into the incident, which apparently was not witnessed, has been initiated. However, police say the fall appears to have been accidental.
Thomason is estimated to have fallen 10 to 15 feet down the stairs to some concrete below.
Radford police report that Thomason is listed as a student at Radford University, according to the university web site.
Alcohol has not been ruled out as a factor in the incident, police said.

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RU student critical after fall

RADFORD — A Radford University student is in “very critical, but stable” condition after apparently falling down a set of stairs at an apartment building early Saturday.
According to a press release from Radford City Police Department, Bobby Fletcher Thomason, 21, was found unconscious at the foot of some stairs at the 500 building of Hunters Ridge Apartments just after 3 a.m. Police and rescue personnel had received a report that a male subject had fallen and was unconscious.
According to Radford police, Thomason was transported to Carilion New River Valley Medical Center and then transferred by Lifeguard medical helicopter to Carilion Roanoke Memorial.
A police investigation into the incident, which apparently was not witnessed, has been initiated. However, police say the fall appears to have been accidental.
Thomason is estimated to have fallen 10 to 15 feet down the stairs to some concrete below.
Radford police report that Thomason is listed as a student at Radford University, according to the university web site.
Alcohol has not been ruled out as a factor in the incident, police said.

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