By Lanford Beard
Updated September 08, 2011 at 04:45 PM EDT

Biggest Loser season 9 contestant Sam Poueu is in critical condition at a San Francisco hospital, according to TMZ. Poueu reportedly fell several stories from a building on Sept. 3, sustaining a pelvic injury, punctured lung, broken leg, and torn ligaments. The name of the hospital had not yet been released, though sources close to Poueu have reportedly said he can recognize visitors and is improving daily. In a statement, NBC said, “Sam Poueu is a beloved member of our Biggest Loser family, and we are keeping him and his family in our thoughts and prayers.”