In New York six police officers and a passer-by rescued a 79-year-old man who tried to commit suicide. Video of the rescue of a man about to jump of a bridge Verrazano-Narrows shot by the passenger of the car, next to which there was a rescue operation.
An elderly man has already climbed over the railing of the bridge and was preparing to jump from a height of 70 meters, but he was prevented by the driver of a passing car. According to Gifter In Gotham, a caring man who rushed to rescue a stranger without thinking about his own life, is called Tooley Abraham. He followed the Mercedes, the driver of which suddenly stopped, turned on the signal lights, got out of the car and headed towards the flight. Abraham asked what the man was going to do and in response he heard: “I’m going to jump!”
From @NYPDnews & the @NYSpolice to @LAPDHQ & every department in between, our cops save lives 24/7. Outstanding job by all those in uniform and the good Samaritans who saved a man on the Verrazzano Bridge yesterday.
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— Bill Bratton (@CommissBratton) 1 апреля 2019 г.
Without thinking twice, an elderly man climbed over a metal wall and prepared to jump when Tooley ran up and grabbed him with one hand by the belt and the other by the jacket. On help arrived officer, but the “jumper” began to actively break out and told rescuers that he was sick — so they have to let him go. The footage shows how he fought with two men who tried to keep him. Fortunately, in time arrived five more police officers. After arrival of help the man who was going to commit suicide, it was succeeded to rescue.