MONTREAL (AFP) - a man who turned into swept over the largest of the Niagara Falls has been recovered alive, found sitting on a rock in the river underneath with non-life threatening accidents, Canadian police stated Wednesday.

Niagara Park police spoke back to a name at four:00 am Tuesday about a "man in crisis" getting ready to Horseshoe Falls, a 188-foot (57-meter) plunge.

when they arrived, the man climbed over a maintaining wall into the river and become swept over the waterfall s area, the police stated.

"Male turned into found sitting on rocks after search of decrease river w/non existence threatening accidents," the police record stated.

the man, who was not identified, ended up at the Canadian aspect of the falls, which straddle the united states-Canadian border.

The incident marks the fourth time an person is known to have survived going over with out safety, in step with nearby information bills.

similarly, in 1960, a seven-12 months-antique boy went over Horseshoe Falls in handiest a life jacket after a boating coincidence, and turned into rescued from the roiling waters beneath through a life ring thrown from a excursion boat.

some have additionally survived after going over the falls in barrels or with flotation devices, even as others have died inside the attempt.