Woman lying on taxi bonnet after 23-storey fall
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Woman survives 23-storey fall from Argentina hotel

A young woman has plunged 23 storeys from the roof of a luxury hotel in the centre of Buenos Aires in Argentina, and survived.

Her fall was broken by a taxi, whose driver got out moments before the impact crushed the car roof and shattered the windscreen.

The woman, who has not been named, is reported to be an Argentine in her 20s. She was taken to hospital for treatment for multiple injuries.

The BBC's Jack Izzard reports.

  • 25 Jan 2011