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16th Sep 2014

Man Falls Through Roof During London Fashion Week Show

The accident happened earlier today.

Cathy Donohue

A man fell through the roof during a show at London Fashion Week today.

It has been reported that the man fell through the roof and landed backstage during the Fashion East show which took place at the Topshop Show Space on Gray’s Inn Road.

Speaking on behalf of Topshop, a representative said that the man who fell was a builder working on an adjacent venue.

The brand also tweeted about the accident writing: “For those at the #TopshopShowspace earlier for @Fashion_East the worker from the adjacent building is being cared for by medical staff.



A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “We were called at 13.18 to reports of a fall from height on Gray’s Inn Road. We sent an ambulance crew and London’s air ambulance to the scene. We treated a man reported to be in his 30s for a back injury.

“He was taken to the Royal London Hospital as a priority by road ambulance escorted by the doctor from London’s air ambulance.”