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Tampa police rescue man who jumped off Courtney Campbell bridge

TAMPA — Police rescued a man who jumped off the Courtney Campbell Parkway bridge Sunday morning.

Distraught over personal issues, the man parked his car on the bridge and jumped about 9 a.m., said Tampa police Lt. Bruce Leidholdt. A police boat that was in the water below rescued him.

Under the state's Baker Act, police took him to St. Joseph's Hospital for evaluation. His condition was unknown.

Tampa police rescue man who jumped off Courtney Campbell bridge 08/01/10 [Last modified: Sunday, August 1, 2010 2:18pm]

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