Failed suicide attempt in Niagara Falls

Failed suicide attempt in Niagara Falls

Oneonta : NY : USA | May 22, 2012 at 2:00 AM PDT
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A waiting helicopter flew him to a hospital

A 40 years old man was rescued when he tried a suicide attempt above180 feet, over famous Niagara Falls. Breathtaking moments were observed when rescuer brought the semi conscious body of a jumper dangling high above the falls through aerial fire truck A waiting helicopter flew him to the hospital where he was reported to have serious but not life threatening injuries.

Orescanin said that: 'That's another stroke of luck,' 'If he was in the main current, he would have been swept down river.'. He also added, "the man was conscious and talking at first but got quiet. He appeared to have chest injuries, including broken ribs and a collapsed lung."

Sgt Chris Gallagher from the Parks police was the first resuer to reach the unindentified jumper, he told the Toronto Son that "We have confirmed reports from witnesses that he entered [the water] above the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and was swept over the falls.".

It has been reported that it is the third suicidal attempt made which was safely rescued in Niagara Falls.

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Niagara Falls firefighter Matt Rozon and the unidentified jumper man are lifted from the Niagara gorge by an aerial fire truck
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