Woman falls 5 stories in NYC, expected to survive

The News Leader

July 5, 2011 5:59:38 AM PDT
Authorities say a 19-year-old woman is expected to survive after falling five stories.

The New York Post says the victim lost her footing while starting to back down a fire escape. She and a friend had gone to the roof to hang out.

It happened around 2 a.m. Monday in Hollis, Queens. The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital.