Man jumps off I-10 bridge, taken to local hospital

CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) - A man jumped off the I-10 bridge on Monday afternoon, according to Kim Myers, spokesperson with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

The man, only described as in his 20s, has been taken by authorities to a local hospital. His condition is unknown.

Myers said the man landed in water and swam to shore.

The incident caused traffic congestion on the bridge, but traffic is moving again.

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