Portland Police Investigating a Possible Jumper from the Burnside Bridge onto I-5

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March 03, 2013 15:45

  

This afternoon, Sunday March 3, 2013, at 2:22 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of a man who jumped off of the Burnside Bridge, landing in the northbound lanes of I-5 northbound.

The man, an adult male, has been transported to a Portland hospital with numerous injuries.

I-5 northbound under the Burnside Bridge is down to one lane as Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division process the scene. The freeway should be back to normal by 4:00 p.m.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

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