An unidentified man is in critical condition in a Montreal hospital after he fell from the stands at Olympic Stadium at a pre-season baseball game late Friday night, with Montreal police saying "we do fear for his life at this time."

According to a release, the man, in his 40s, fell while walking to his seat, falling 10 to 15 metres to the ground below. Police say the call was received at 10:45 p.m., at or near the end of an exhibition between the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Mets.