Man saved from jumping into the Ping

 | Tue 11 May 2021 13:29 ICT

A depressed 26 year old man was saved from drowning in the Ping River yesterday.

According to rescue services, he was seen wandering the banks of the river and following a loud splash, someone called the rescue service.

Upon arrival of the rescue team they managed to save him from drowning. After searching his wallet which he left on the bank of the river, it was discovered that he had recently been a patient at a mental hospital in Chiang Mai.

It was also later learned that he had posted a farewell note on his Facebook wall half an hour before jumping.

He is being cared for by his family who say he will be receiving medical help.