Man found under Route 288 bridge flown to hospital

Posted at 1:59 PM, Apr 16, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-16 18:19:50-04

GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) - A man found under the Route 288 bridge connecting Goochland and Powhatan Counties was flown to the hospital Monday morning.

Witnesses told Virginia State Police they saw a man jump from the bridge around 10:00 a.m. Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Thomas Molnar said a state police helicopter located the man, who was on the shore by the time a rescue crew arrived.

The man was flown to the hospital for treatment.

Sgt. Molnar said the incident remained under investigation.