An investigation was opened on Tuesday in Béziers (Hérault), after a patient fell from the third floor of a CHU building the day before at 8:15 p.m.

She was seriously injured.

In a press release, published Tuesday evening, the Béziers Hospital Center specifies that “the medical team immediately informed the emergency department which dispatched a medical-nursing team on site.

First aid was given very quickly and the patient was transferred to Montpellier University Hospital by helicopter at 9:20 p.m.

The patient's family was immediately notified by the hospital management, and psychological support was provided to them.

In addition, a support system has also been put in place for caregivers.

For the time being, nothing is known of the causes of the fall of this patient.

“An analysis of the causes will be carried out by the Quality and Risk Management team” of the hospital, indicates the CHU.

The investigation, carried out by police officers from the Béziers police station, should also make it possible to define the circumstances of this fall.

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