Suicidal Woman Saved By Cushion After Jumping From 18 Storey Building (Photos)
A suicidal woman has survived after plunging 18 storeys down a high-rise building in eastern China, according to reports. The 21-year-old, from Shandong Province, was saved after landing on an air cushion. She was taken to the hospital by paramedics and sustained facial injuries.
According to Qilu Evening Post, the woman was spotted standing dangerously on a ledge of a residential building on July 15 in the city of Liaocheng.
Police were called to the scene to save the woman on the 17th floor.
Officers spent an hour trying to talk down the young woman. However, she chose to jump off the building.
A video clip has emerged showing the 21-year-old falling onto a yellow inflatable mattress set up by firefighters.
The strong landing force caused the air cushion to flip in the air.
The woman was reported to have blood on her face after the landing.
She was taken to the Liaocheng People’s Hospital. She sustained injuries on her face.
The police are yet to reveal the motive of the woman’s suicide attempt. The case is being investigated.