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Finnish man drops in for a drink in Walking Street – through the roof.

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Late night drinkers in Walking Street had the shock of their lives when a tourist fell though a roof right in front of them.

man falls through the roofThe Finnish man has apparently fallen from a window of his third floor room.

Medics rushed to the scene in Soi Diamond and found Jerry Soderholm, 30, with head injuries and other injuries to his body. There was a lot of blood as drinkers – both Thai and tourists – looked on in disbelief.

Mr Soderholm was given emergency first aid at the scene then was transferred to Pattaya Memorial Hospital.

A hotel caretaker told medics that the victim had been smoking a cigarette at his window on the third floor before slipping and falling out. There is no balcony to the room, number 103.

“Everybody at the bar downstairs was so shocked when he fell through the roof, ” said the caretaker who quickly called for help.

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