SAR ongoing for man who fell from Johor's Second Link bridge


ISKANDAR PUTERI: A search and rescue (SAR) operation has been launched after a man fell into the sea from the Second Link bridge between Johor and Singapore.

Iskandar Puteri fire station operations commander Ishak Noh said a distress call was received at 7.17am on Wednesday (July 10) morning.

“We deployed one Rescue Tender (FRT) vehicle with seven firemen to the Second Link bridge and they arrived at 7.34am.

“According to a witness, a man fell into the Johor Strait from the bridge. We also found a motorcycle on the bridge,” he said.

Ishak added that the SAR was underway to find the motorcyclist, who is in his 40s.

Those facing problems or mental health issues can reach out to: Mental Health Psychosocial Support Service (03-2935 9935 or 014-322 3392); Talian Kasih (15999 or WhatsApp 019-261 5999); Jakim’s Family, Social and Community care centre (WhatsApp 011-1959 8214); and Befrienders Kuala Lumpur (03-7627 2929 or www.befrienders.org.my/centre-in-malaysia for a full list of numbers and operating hours).

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