25-year old tourist died after jumping from the rocks on Hang Dong Grand Canyon, Chiang Mai province. Accident took place yesterday at 4 p.m. and was filmed by CCTV.
7 tourists jumped from 10 meter rock one after another. One of the tourists didn’t wait the necessary time interval after his friend’s jump and jumped off too early. He landed right on his pal and pushed him into the deep water.
Security staff and friends tried to save 25-year old Lampang resident (name unknown) but of no effect. His lifeless body was retrieved from the pond only at 18:50 and was sent to Maharaj Nakorn Hospital in Chiang Mai for autopsy. Police investigate the circumstances of accident.
Grand Canyon in Hang Dong is popular tourist attraction. As Manager Online reports, similar accidents occured here before: in May 2013 2 guys drowned on the same day, in July 2014 Korean tourist died.
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