3 men plunge from southwest Calgary balcony

The incident took place around 3:15 a.m. at a four-plex on the 1800 block of 23 Avenue S.W. The men plunged to the ground after the railing on the balcony gave way.

The men fell more than nine metres after the railing gave way, police and planning officials are investigating

Three men are in hospital after falling more than nine metres from a balcony in southwest Calgary on Saturday. 

Calgary police said they're investigating, along with officials from the planning department.

The incident took place around 3:15 a.m. at a four-plex on the 1800 block of 23 Avenue S.W. The men plunged to the ground after the railing on the balcony gave way. 

One man sustained what police called a "serious head injury," but it's not believed any of the injuries are life-threatening. 

The investigation is focused on what happened leading up to the incident and trying to determine why the railing gave way.