SPANISH FORK, Utah -- A man in Utah jumped off a second floor courthouse balcony after running from a courtroom Wednesday.
Officials say 35-year-old Christopher Clay Rudd was making an appearance for violating the terms of a court mandated drug treatment program. At one point, he abruptly got up and ran out.
He then jumped over a railing and crashed to the floor near the entrance, where officers were waiting.
According to police, he is hospitalized with a broken leg and pelvis and a fractured skull.
Authorities say it's not clear if he was attempting to escape or trying to hurt himself.
He could face more charges stemming from the incident.
Handcuffed man runs from courtroom and jumps from second floor balcony