Man injured in fall from Belvedere Castle

October 25, 2011 4:32:45 AM PDT
A 53-year-old man was injured after witnesses say he fell from Belvedere Castle in Central Park Monday.

The 53-year-old man fell from the castle, near 79th Street, and landed on the rocks below after trying to retrieve a cigar he dropped.

He was carried out on a stretcher with two injured ankles.

He was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

The Castle is closed on Mondays.