Chilliwack man survives 30 foot fall

Alcohol and drugs may have been factors in a bizarre incident that saw a Chilliwack man tumble off a townhouse balcony Sunday night.

A Chilliwack man is lucky to be alive after taking a tumble from a Promontory townhouse balcony Sunday night.

Chilliwack RCMP were called to the 5600 block of Teskey Way at 8:30 p.m.

A 22-year-old man fell from a third-story balcony, dropping 30-40 feet to a driveway below.

He was taken to hospital with injuries that are described as non-life threatening.

An RCMP investigation has ruled out criminal activity, suggesting that drugs and alcohol were factors.

The man remains in hospital.

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