Skip to comments.Passer-by Pushes Suicide Jumper in South China (He Got Tired of the Drama)
Posted on 05/23/2009 1:28:42 PM PDT by Dallas59
BEIJING Chen Fuchao, a man heavily in debt, had been contemplating suicide on a bridge in southern China for hours when a passer-by came up, shook his hand and pushed him off the ledge.
Chen fell 26 feet (8 meters) onto a partially inflated emergency air cushion laid out by authorities and survived, suffering spine and elbow injuries, the official Xinhua News Agency said Saturday.
The passer-by, 66-year-old Lai Jiansheng, had been fed up with what he called Chen's "selfish activity," Xinhua said. Traffic around the Haizhu bridge in the city of Guangzhou had been backed up for five hours and police had cordoned off the area.
"I pushed him off because jumpers like Chen are very selfish. Their action violates a lot of public interest," Lai was quoted as saying by Xinhua. "They do not really dare to kill themselves. Instead, they just want to raise the relevant government authorities' attention to their appeals."
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Jump or get off the pot!
What would you suggest? Give the mook a hug?
No doubt. Just a good citizen. Good commie citizen.
Had he been 65+ and in a hospital....well....
If you shoot yourself, do it outside, the blood is a mess!
The guy didn’t die so all is well.
Yeah, how dare this guy want to get the attention of public officials. Officials who probably wont give them the time of day and cant be bothered with citizens petty concerns. Nice job, comrade Lai.
Well I must be more of a misanthropist than I thought because this is funny to me.
Could use someone like him everytime the damn Sierra Club or the EarthFirsters decide to hang their signs on the Goldengate or Triborough Bridges.. spent hours on Triborough because of a worthless group of protesters.. they deserved to be TOSSED OFF..
Looks like china is well on it’s way to LIBERALISM!!!
“I pushed him off because jumpers like Chen are very selfish. Their action violates a lot of public interest,” Lai was quoted as saying by Xinhua. “They do not really dare to kill themselves. Instead, they just want to raise the relevant government authorities’ attention to their appeals.”
Dirty Harry knew what to dohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwUEDckck7M
The guy fell 25 feet and maybe sprained his ankle. Didn’t die.
Hey, I’ve done it.
LMAO! “Shaddap and jump already”
This guy was not killed. Injured but not killed.
Haa! Too funny.
My husband and I were about 8 miles from Taos, NM on a drive from Colorado to TX a couple of summers ago. I had to go #1 really really bad and when I saw the sign 10 miles to town, I made myself imagine that I didn’t need to go to the bathroom. WELL, we come around the corner and there is a bridge over a canyon and all traffic has to stop! So, for 1 hour we had to wait for some guy to be gently talked off the bridge. I almost had to go to the hospital as there was NO place to relieve myself since it was desert and no cactus over 4 feet!
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