NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (WABC) — Rutgers is at the center of a new hazing lawsuit.
Armand Runte, 19, was seriously injured nine months ago while pledging Theta Chi on the New Brunswick campus.
The lawsuit says Runte fell down the stairs and suffered multiple skull fractures after consuming a life-threatening amount of alcohol.
The lawsuit also says fraternity members waited three hours for his help and tried to hide evidence in the case.
Theta Chi says it will not comment on pending lawsuits, but told ABC News they have a “strict policy against hazing during any part of the fraternity experience.”
Rutgers has a policy stating that no alcohol is allowed at Greek events.
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