A 54-year-old man suffered multiple fractures in a fall from a balcony in Burnley town centre on Monday afternoon.
He is thought to be from Burnley and broken his back, an arm and pelvis in the fall.
The ambulance service was called out to Charter Walk at 4-05pm to reports that the man had fallen from a second floor balcony.
The air ambulance also attended the scene. The man was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital by land ambulance. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.