Woman jumps from Sarasin Bridge, rescued by fishing boat

After leaping off the Sarasin Bridge that leads automobiles onto Phuket island, a forty one year old woman was swept up out of the water and rescued by a passing fishing boat. Censored took place yesterday afternoon with officials getting phrase of the incidence around four pm.
Though media coverage says that the girl, who was from Nakhon Si Thammarat, jumped from the bridge on her own and was not pushed or thrown, the fishing boat reported that she was flailing within the water, fighting hard to remain afloat and never drown when they received to her. They were capable of drag her out of the water and convey her to shore and to safety.
The Village Headman of Moo 5 in Mai Khao was notified of the incident and rescue staff and emergency responders had been immediately dispatched to the scene. The Phuket Kusoldharm Foundation and the Mai Khao Tambon Administrative Organisation both despatched medical teams to the bridge to assist the lady.
Paramedics on the scene performed first aid for the girl and reported that she suffered only a few small injuries from when her physique hit the water below the bridge. Police have been knowledgeable of the incident and she was transported to Thalang Hospital for a bodily exam and additional care.
Several months ago there have been a string of deaths – some potential accidents, others more doubtless suicide – on the Sarasin Bridge.
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