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U.S. sailor jumps from hotel’s 10th floor into swimming pool

By Mason White 5:54 PM April 29, 2015
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By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A man of the United States, was badly injured after he jumped out of a 10th story window and landed in a pool.

Now, the U.S. Navy and the Australian police are investigating the incident.

The 22-year-old man who is a sailor, broke both legs after jumping from his hotel room in Perth, where he was staying with his girlfriend.

Police were called to the Parmelia Hilton at 1:00 a.m. on Monday, after the 22-year-old man jumped from the room and landed in the swimming pool.

A police spokesman said the sailor of the USS Carl Vinson, was possibly drunk when he jumped from the 10th floor and landed 8 stories below in the swimming pool.

Hotel staff said that the couple had been very loud before the incident. Staff members went to their room to ask them to be quiet.

A spokesperson for the Australian Ambulance Service said that the man suffered injuries to both of his legs and his stomach. He is said to be in critical but stable condition.