Man falls down Katy hotel elevator shaft

A man was injured Saturday after falling down an elevetaor shaft at this La Quinta Inn in Katy

July 30, 2011 7:06:55 AM PDT
A man was injured Saturday morning after falling down a hotel elevator shaft. The accident happened around 5am Saturday at La Quinta Inn in the 22400 block of the Katy Freeway.

Emergency responders found the man lying on top of the elevator at the bottom of the shaft.

He was conscious and breathing, but he was bleeding. It was unclear how far he fell.

Officials said the man was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries. According to police, they were not life-threatening.