Teen Hospitalized after falling 25-feet

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A 17-year old boy fell down a shaft at Saint Vincent's north office tower, Tuesday evening. A Birmingham fire battalion chief says the teen fell about 25-feet. He was visiting a family member who was hospitalized.

Authorities say he told people he was bored and wanted to go exploring.

The teen was unconscious when they rushed him to UAB.

There is no word on his condition this morning.