The boy fell from a building in Birmingham city center at 10:40 am, near the bullring and roads in the city center were closed for several hours.
A West Midlands Police spokesman said: “A teenage boy fell at approximately 10:40 a.m. today (March 15). He was treated at the scene by paramedics and has now been taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.”
Paramedics quickly arrived and treated the boy on the spot before rushing him to hospital.
A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance previously added: “We were called by police at 10:50 am to Park Street by Moor Street Car Park.
“We have two ambulances, a paramedic and the West Midlands care team on site.”
Shopper Steven Haines, 48, said: “I had to walk into town because the buses stopped in Digbeth. There were loads of police and ambulances around Selfridges and Moor Street.