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The prisoner of the Kariong Correctional Center (photo) in Gosford on the central coast of NSW was treated in hospital on Tuesday

Prisoner, 20, dies after falling from a 10 meter high wall while trying to escape from custody in a hospital

  • The prisoner of Kariong Correctional was at Gosford Hospital on Tuesday
  • He broke away from guards, ran a short distance and fell over a 10-meter wall
  • He was flown to the Royal North Shore Hospital in a critical condition, but died
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A 20-year-old prisoner died after falling from a 10 meter high wall while trying to escape into a hospital.

The prisoner of the Kariong Correctional Center was treated Tuesday at Gosford Hospital on the central coast of NSW.

He released himself from the guards who followed him, ran a short distance from two officers and jumped over a wall with a 10-meter fall on the other side.

The prisoner was flown to the Royal North Shore Hospital in a critical condition, but could not be rescued.

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The prisoner of the Kariong Correctional Center (photo) in Gosford on the central coast of NSW was treated in hospital on Tuesday

The prisoner of the Kariong Correctional Center (photo) in Gosford on the central coast of NSW was treated in hospital on Tuesday

& # 39; Corrective Services NSW expresses its condolences to the family and friends of a 20-year-old man who died yesterday at the Royal North Shore Hospital & # 39 ;, said Corrections NSW in a statement to The Ray Hadley Morning Show.

& # 39; All deaths in custody have been subjected to a coronal examination.

It would be inappropriate to comment further on this specific issue while it is being investigated and facing the coroner. & # 39;

He broke away from the guards guarding him at Gosford Hospital, ran a short distance from two officers and jumped over a wall with a 10-meter fall on the other side. The prisoner was flown in a critical condition to the Royal North Shore Hospital, but could not be rescued (photo: Gosford Hospital)

He broke away from the guards guarding him at Gosford Hospital, ran a short distance from two officers and jumped over a wall with a 10-meter fall on the other side. The prisoner was flown in a critical condition to the Royal North Shore Hospital, but could not be rescued (photo: Gosford Hospital)

He broke away from the guards guarding him at Gosford Hospital, ran a short distance from two officers and jumped over a wall with a 10-meter fall on the other side. The prisoner was flown in a critical condition to the Royal North Shore Hospital, but could not be rescued (photo: Gosford Hospital)

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