Terminal cancer patient kills himself by jumping out of the Chinese hospital and lands on visitor below, his backbone breaks
- Woman committed suicide because of her lung cancer, an insider said
- She jumped from her department and landed on a visitor who knocked him out
- The victim reportedly sustained spinal fractures and recovered
- Police are investigating the incident Monday in the Chinese city of Harbin
A man in China was seriously injured after a terminal cancer patient jumped out of a hospital building and landed on him.
The victim, 20, was on his way to visit a relative in the hospital when he was struck by the falling female patient, according to an insider.
He reportedly suffered spinal fractures.
CCTV images show the hospital visitor standing outside the lobby (left) before being beaten and eliminated by the falling female patient (right) on Monday in Harbin in northeastern China
The incident took place on Monday outside the First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University in Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province in northeastern China, The Paper reported.
An insider told the Chinese news that the woman had developed suicidal thoughts after being informed that her lung cancer was in the terminal phase.
Allegedly she did not survive the fall.
Reports in the Chinese media claim that the patient who had terminal lung cancer did not survive the fall and the man who was hit at her at high speed recovered from spinal fractures
Images of the incident circulating on social media show the man standing outside the hospital lobby before the patient fell on him at high speed and knocked him out.
The incident was observed by around 10 passers-by.
According to reports, the unconscious man was taken to the hospital where doctors confirmed that he had fractures on his chest vertebrae.
The report said he recovered and was in a stable state.
The police is investigating the case.
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