A 32-year-old man from Ukraine has fallen the height of one storey after an aluminium balcony railing belonging to an Qawra apartment gave way.
The incident occurred in Triq Nawċiera, Qawra at about 4.20pm.
An ambulance was called on site whereupon the man was taken to hospital.
The man was certified to be suffering from grievous injuries.
District police are investigating the case.