The crew of the New York Waterway ferry rescued the sinking hijacker taxi (video)

The crew of the New York Waterway ferry rescued the sinking hijacker taxi (video)

The crew of the ferry, New York Waterway was rescued from a drowning man, earlier hijacked a taxi. 58-year-old offender stole a yellow cab in the district 102 North End Ave. in Tribeca, about 8.50 am. After three quarter to 22 River Terrace, the man stopped the car and jumped into the Hudson river near the ferry terminal Battery Park City.

The crew members of the ferry Thomas Kean witnessed the situation. They rushed to help a drowning man and just get it out of the water, raising the ladder to the deck.

To help the hijacker in a few seconds rushed to the police and the crew of another ferry.

«The crew did a great job, they did what they were taught,» said captain Dave Dort in a statement. «For us it’s a daily job».

To move independently saved could not. From the terminal he was carried on a stretcher. At the moment he is in custody at Bellevue Hospital until full recovery. Later the thief will be charged.

What caused such unusual behavior of the perpetrator is not yet clear.

Chilling Moments On The Hudson River This Morning As @ridetheferry Rescue A Man Drowning #nyc #ferry #hudsonriver @CNN @ABC7NY @NBCNewYork pic.twitter.com/QLUllUuXJv

— Jonathan Otto (@OttoJon) November 3, 2017

Hopefully he makes a full recovery. Man rushed to hospital after nearly drowning in the Hudson River #nyc #ferry #hudsonriver pic.twitter.com/fWTRJhBT9a

— Jonathan Otto (@OttoJon) November 3, 2017

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