View Full Version : Man jumps 40 stories to land on a car and survives

09-02-2010, 01:31 AM
Police fear suicide attempt
Broke legs, shattered ankle, collapsed lung
Was conscious afterwards

A NEW York City man who leapt 40 storeys from the rooftop of an apartment building has survived after crashing on to a parked car.

Witnesses and police say 22-year-old Thomas Magill jumped from the high-rise at West 63rd Street yesterday, the New York Post said.

He suffered just a broken leg, a shattered ankle and a collapsed lung after his 10.44am leap from atop the West End Towers on West End Avenue at 63rd Street.


09-02-2010, 01:39 AM

He must have had some help from above. :alien:

09-02-2010, 01:44 AM
The guy that owned the charger that he landed on said he thinks the man survived because of the rosary he keeps in the car.

09-02-2010, 06:03 AM
Boy, thats gotta hurt. Wonder how the flight was?

09-02-2010, 09:25 AM
How sad, I hope he gets the help he needs.

09-02-2010, 09:29 AM
not exacty the ending the poor guy expected. Now not only is he depressed but broken up. Hope he gets some counseling.