"This incident has been recorded as a life saved as there were no other boats in the area at the time and I don’t think anyone was actually aware he was in the water.
He was incredibly fortunate in that respect.
We still don’t know how he came to be in the water but due to an unusual twist of fate we managed to avoid one more fatality on the River Thames last night.
That first person who was threatening to jump from London Bridge probably has no idea that, all things considered, he saved another man’s life."
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