Person Jumps off Overpass, Possibly Hit by Vehicle on I-565

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Traffic on Interstate 565 was stopped for a time Tuesday morning after a person jumped from the Jordan Lane/14th Street overpass.

The incident happened about 9:30 a.m.

A dozen Huntsville Police Department patrol cars went to the scene and officers helped control traffic as HEMSI paramedics loaded the man into an ambulance.

A spokesman for HEMSI says the man is listed in critical condition at Huntsville Hospital. The man’s injuries include body trauma on his legs and right side of the body.

The man did not have identification on him. ¬†First responders say they don’t know the man’s name at this time.