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Worker reviewing hotel structure falls from balcony

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A worker who was sent to review the state of the structure of a hotel ended up falling after a safety railing broke. Elements of Civil Protection responded to the call after a man fell from a hotel balcony in central Playa del Carmen.

The unidentified man was hospitalized after the fall. Reports say the man was conducting a structure review of the centrally located boutique hotel when the railing of a balcony gave way, causing him to fall from the fourth floor.

Luckily, the man landed on a balcony of the second floor and not the street, however, he suffered a broken leg and required a hospital transfer.