Man Falls Four Flights of Stairs At The B.O.B.

Posted at 3:21 AM, May 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-13 10:40:02-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- Grand Rapids Police have confirmed that another person has fallen four flights at The B.O.B. Bar & Grill in downtown Grand Rapids.

The incident happened around 1:50 a.m. Sunday, May 12. It is confirmed that Kevin Richard O’Brien from Wyoming, 36 , was unresponsive when he was taken to the hospital. It is estimated that the fall was around 40 feet, police said.

He is currently in critical condition.

This fall comes less than one month from the death Central Michigan University student Zachary Bunting, 21,of Grand Ledge, who fell to his death after trying to slide down the railing of a stairway at The B.O.B.

Back in 2009, another man also fell down a staircase at the B.O.B.  Tylor Usher, 21, of Dorr had been celebrating his 21st birthday with friends when he fell 30 feet. He died two days later from a head injury he received in the fall.

After Bunting’s fall, The Gilmore Collection, which owns and operates the B.O.B. said, issued a statement:

” This is truly a tragedy and our thoughts and prayers go out to the victim’s family and friends..”                                                                                                                                                                            
-Greg Gilmore, Gilmore Collection