A person fell from the upper level of the library at Vancouver Island University today.
According to social media posts from the university and from Nanaimo RCMP, an individual fell from the building and emergency crews were called to the scene.
The incident happened at 12:20 p.m.
VIU is offering support to students and employees who may need it; for information, click here. The library is closed until further notice.
B.C. Ambulance , Nanaimo Fire Rescue, RCMP dealing with person who fell from library at Vancouver Island University. Emergency personnel still on scene. Incident appears to have resulted in fatality.
More to come. pic.twitter.com/annUiLmM0x
— Chris Bush (@ChrisBushphotog) November 5, 2018
Update 4 If you are catching a bus @ VIU bus exchange, go to Wakesiah as RDN has closed bus exchange due to medical emergency @VIU nanaimo campus until further notice.
— VIU News (@viunews) November 5, 2018