Man jumps off bridge in Istanbul, miraculously survives
Screen captured from DHA video.A 37-year-old man who attempted suicide today by jumping off Istanbul's 105-meter-high Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge over the Bosphorus has miraculously survived.
O.E. suddenly stopped his truck on the bridge while driving toward the Anatolian side and jumped over the barrier.
Police officers and a psychologist passing over the bridge tried to convince the man not to commit suicide.
After a 45-minute discussion and despite police efforts to restrain him, O.E. jumped into the Bosphorus.
O.E. was picked up by the sea police and taken to a local hospital for treatment.