Moment bystander grabs man’s foot and saves him as he falls backwards off a first-floor balcony in India
- The man, known locally as Binu, was collecting his pension from a bank in India
- Bystander spotted Binu was swaying and grabbed him as he tipped backwards
- The man grabbed Binu’s foot to stop him from plunging to his death
This is the moment a man escaped almost certain death when he toppled backwards off a balcony – but was saved when a bystander caught his foot.
CCTV footage shows the men queuing to collect their pension on the first-floor balcony of a bank in Vadakara, south India.
The man, named locally as Binu, can be seen slowly swaying back and forth, before he leans back and tumbles over the wall of the balcony.
This is the moment a man was saved from almost-certain death as he fell backwards over the balcony wall while waiting in line at a bank in Vadakara, south India
The man standing beside Binu reacted immediately to prevent him from disappearing
He blacked out after suffering an unexplained medical episode – but was saved by bystanders who sprang into action.
Incredibly, a quick-thinking man manages to save Binu’s life by grabbing his foot as he went over.
Others queuing on the balcony in Vadakara, south India, can be seen rushing to the aid of the unconscious man, eventually pulling him back to safety.
A local source said: ‘He was waiting to receive his labor pension from the institution when the incident unfolded.
‘Binu was later taken to the nearest hospital. However, Binu did not sustain any injuries and is now safe.’
The video was taken March 18, 2021.
The man was able to hold onto Binu until other people in the bank could assist him
Fortunately Binu was brought back to safety by his rescuers and was taken to hospital for a check