Woman survives jump from Marcelo Fernan bridge
LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A 28-year-old woman was rescued by the members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Maritime Group-7 after she jumped off the Marcelo Fernan Bridge at 6:47 this
Police Executive Master Sergeant Noel Rogelio Avenido said that before the incident, they saw the woman walking on the bridge, through a closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera.When the woman arrived in the middle of the bridge, she suddenly jumped off it.
Luckily, Avenido said that there was a fisherman near the area when the incident happened, who immediately rescued the woman.The woman was later transferred to the rubber boat owned by the PNP-Maritime Group-7 before she was brought to the shore.When they reached the shore, he said that an ambulance from the Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) was already waiting to bring the woman to the hospital.
Police Major Aibert Jay Samson, chief of police station 5, also said that the woman was conscious when they brought her to the Lapu-Lapu City Hospital.“Buhi ra man to sir kay na-rescue ra man dayon sa Maritime Police,” Samson said.(She was alive because she was rescued immediately by the Maritime Police.) headtopics.com
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